saltant

adjective
sal·​tant | \ˈsaltᵊnt, ˈsȯl-, -ltənt\

Definition of saltant 

(Entry 1 of 2)

saltant

noun
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plural -s

Definition of saltant (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mutant individual or strain especially : one produced in a fungal or bacterial culture

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History and Etymology for saltant

Adjective

Latin saltant-, saltans, present participle of saltare to jump, leap, dance, from saltus, past participle of salire to jump, leap

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