complicant

adjective

com·​pli·​cant
-kənt
: overlapping
used of the elytra of certain beetles

Word History

Etymology

Latin complicant-, complicans, present participle of complicare to fold together

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“Complicant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/complicant. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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