repand

play
adjective re·pand \ri-ˈpand\

Definition of repand

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

Origin and Etymology of repand

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


First Known Use: circa 1760


Medical Dictionary

repand

play
adjective re·pand \ri-ˈpand\

Medical Definition of repand

  1. :  having a slightly undulating margin a repand colony of bacteria

Learn More about repand


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up repand? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • ludwig-richter-spring-has-arrived
  • Which is a synonym of upbraid?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ