adjective con·niv·ent \-vənt\

Definition of connivent

  1. 1 obsolete :  conniving

  2. 2 :  converging but not fused into a single part an insect with connivent wings connivent stamens —distinguished from connate

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Origin and Etymology of connivent

Latin connivent-, connivens, present participle of connivēre

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a brief usually trivial fact

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