Definition of Repand

1. Adjective. Having a slightly undulating margin.

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Definition of Repand

1. a. Having a slightly undulating margin; -- said of leaves.

Definition of Repand

1. Adjective. (botany zoology) Having a slightly undulating margin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repand

1. having a wavy margin [adj] : REPANDLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Repand

1. Having a slightly undulating margin; said of leaves. Origin: L. Repandus bent backward, turned up; pref. Re- re- + pandus bent, crooked. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repand

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repand (current term)
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Literary usage of Repand

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1. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1900)
"... succulent, rounded-obtuse at the apex, gradually narrowed at the base into the petiole of £ to lj in. long, repand or sinuate-dentate on the margin, ..."

2. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"... and somewhat repand, with a short reflexed, abrupt point. Corolla campanulate, thrice longer than the calyx, with a widely spreading plaited limb, ..."

3. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"... Ivs. solitary or in pairs, ovate, more or less cordate, repand- toothed or ... tapering and acute at each end, petiolate, entire or repand-denticulate; ..."

4. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"... with abrupt base, the margins repand-undulate to coarsely sinuate-toothed : corolla about 12mm. broad: fruiting calyx rounded-ovate: berry yellow. ..."

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