scandent

adjective
scan·​dent | \ ˈskan-dənt How to pronounce scandent (audio) \

Definition of scandent

: characterized by a climbing mode of growth scandent stems scandent vines

First Known Use of scandent

circa 1682, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scandent

Latin scandent-, scandens, present participle of scandere to climb — more at scan

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“Scandent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scandent. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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