Definition of resequent
1 : of, relating to, or being a stream that flows down the dip of underlying formations in the same direction as an original consequent stream but developed later and generally tributary to a subsequent stream
2 : of, relating to, or being a fault-line scarp that faces in the same direction as an initial fault scarp but is due to differential erosion rather than to crustal movement
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Origin and Etymology of resequent
re- + -sequent (as in consequent, subsequent)
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