culminant

adjective
cul·​mi·​nant | \ ˈkəl-mə-nənt How to pronounce culminant (audio) \

Definition of culminant

1 : being at greatest altitude or on the meridian
2 : fully developed

First Known Use of culminant

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Culminant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/culminant. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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