osculant

adjective os·cu·lant \ˈäskyələnt\

Definition of osculant

  1. 1 :  intermediate in character :  forming a connecting link between two groups

  2. 2 :  adhering closely :  embracing

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Origin and Etymology of osculant

New Latin osculant-, osculans, from Latin, present participle of osculari to kiss


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