Definition of Gestant

1. a. Bearing within; laden; burdened; pregnant.



Definition of Gestant

1. laden [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gestant

gessoes
gessos
gest
gestagen
gestagenic
gestagens
gestalt
gestalt psychology
gestalt theory
gestalt therapy
gestalten
gestaltism
gestaltist
gestaltists
gestalts
gestant (current term)
gestapos
gestate
gestated
gestates
gestating
gestation
gestation period
gestation sac
gestational
gestational oedema
gestational proteinuria
gestational psychosis

Literary usage of Gestant

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1. M. Accii Plauti Comœdiæ by Titus Maccius Plautus (1829)
"sum qui 12 Homines qui gestant crimina] Id ... magistrate, gestant. Horum sermo multum mi- non Atheniensis, ut est saepius die- cet : nam etiamsi statim non ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Many such gests are extant iu the heralds' office, gestant (jes'tant), «. [< L. gestan(t-)s, ppr. of gestare, bear, carry, freq. of gerere, pp. gestas, ..."

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