scandent

adjective

scan·​dent ˈskan-dənt How to pronounce scandent (audio)
: characterized by a climbing mode of growth
scandent stems
scandent vines

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1682, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scandent was circa 1682

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Cite this Entry

“Scandent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scandent. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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