versant

adjective
ver·​sant | \ ˈvər-sᵊnt How to pronounce versant (audio) \

Definition of versant

First Known Use of versant

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for versant

borrowed from Latin versant-, versans, present participle of versārī "to come and go, be involved, concern oneself," passive (in middle sense) of versāre "to keep turning," frequentative of vertere "to turn" — more at worth entry 1

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The first known use of versant was in 1645

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“Versant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/versant. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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