re·​sem·​blant ri-ˈzem-blənt How to pronounce resemblant (audio)
: marked by or showing resemblance

Examples of resemblant in a Sentence

hay fever and the common cold are such resemblant conditions that it can be difficult to tell which one you have
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Word History


Middle English resemblaunt, borrowed from Anglo-French resemblant "similar, alike," from present participle of resembler "to be like, resemble"

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resemblant was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Resemblant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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