versant

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adjective ver·sant \ˈvər-sənt\

Definition of versant

  1. 1 :  conversant

  2. 2 archaic :  experienced, practiced

Origin and Etymology of 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 1worth


First Known Use: 1645

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