Definition of Nutant

1. a. Nodding; having the top bent downward.



Definition of Nutant

1. Adjective. (context: of bodily organs and flowers) nodding, drooping ¹

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Definition of Nutant

1. drooping [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nutant

nut case
nut cases
nut house
nut huggers
nut job
nut jobs
nut out
nut pine
nut roast
nut roll
nut rolls
nut sedge
nut tree
nut up
nutant (current term)
nutarian
nutarians
nutate
nutated
nutates
nutating
nutation
nutational
nutations
nutator
nutators
nutbags
nutball

Literary usage of Nutant

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"At first glance this closely resembles 0. nutant ... In 0. nutant the pedicle is strongly and conspicuously annulate ; here the ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Entomological Section (1893)
"On joint 6 dorsally a fleshy hump, low, conical, nutant. A very slight one also on joint 7. Color lilac-white, diffusely marked along the sides with a ..."

3. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvements of by William Withering (1830)
"Capsules nutant. Scop. Shouts about two inches long, sometimes branched. Leaves large, thin, soft, pellucid, pale green, placed alternately in two or three ..."

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