repand

adjective
re·​pand | \ ri-ˈpand How to pronounce repand (audio) \

Definition of repand

: having a slightly undulating margin a repand leaf a repand colony of bacteria

First Known Use of repand

circa 1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for repand

Latin repandus spread out, from repandere to open wide, from re- + pandere to spread — more at fathom

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The first known use of repand was circa 1760

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“Repand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repand. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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repand

adjective
re·​pand | \ ri-ˈpand How to pronounce repand (audio) \

Medical Definition of repand

: having a slightly undulating margin a repand colony of bacteria

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