pulsant

adjective
pul·​sant | \ ˈpəl-sənt How to pronounce pulsant (audio) \

Definition of pulsant

: pulsating with activity

First Known Use of pulsant

1709, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pulsant

in part borrowed from Latin pulsant-, pulsans, present participle of pulsāre "to strike with repeated blows, beat"; in part from pulse entry 1 + -ant entry 2 — more at pulsate

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“Pulsant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulsant. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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