repand

adjective re·pand \ ri-ˈpand \

Definition of repand

: 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


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repand

adjective re·pand \ ri-ˈpand \

medical Definition of repand

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

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