un·​du·​la·​to·​ry ˈən-jə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce undulatory (audio)
: of or relating to undulation : moving in or resembling waves : undulating

Word History

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undulatory was in 1728

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“Undulatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undulatory. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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