American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Botany Having a somewhat wavy margin: a repand leaf.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, wavy or wavy-margined; tending to be sinuate, but less uneven; undulate: said chiefly of leaves and leafmargins.
- adj. botany, zoology Having a slightly undulating margin.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot. & Zool.) Having a slightly undulating margin; -- said of leaves.
- adj. having a slightly undulating margin
- Latin repandus bent backward, turned up; prefix re- re- + pandus bent, crooked. (Wiktionary)
- Latin repandus, bent backward : re-, re- + pandus, past participle of pandere, to spread out; see petə- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Quiconque avec plaisir repand le sang des hommes.”
A Residence in France During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, Complete Described in a Series of Letters from an English Lady: with General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners
“The = pileus = is first umbilicate or depressed, becoming depressed or infundibuliform, irregular, eccentric, the margin repand, and sometimes lobed, and lobes appearing at times on the upper surface of the cap.”
“The = pileus = is convex, the disk expanded, and the margin incurved and more or less wavy or repand on the extreme edge.”
“The caps are very irregular in shape, curved, repand, radiately furrowed, sometimes zoned; gray, or hair-brown in color, with a perceptibly hairy surface, the hairs running in lines on the surface.”
“The margin is often wavy or repand, and in irregular forms it is only produced at one side, or more at one side than at the other, or the cap is irregularly lobed.”
““Quiconque avec plaisir repand le sang des hommes.””
“Cataract River which in its appearance when divested of its folage, much resembles the white ash; the appearance of the wood and bark is also that of the ash. it's Stem is Simple branching and diffuse. the lief is petiolate, plane, scattered palmate lobate, divided by four deep Sinusus; the lobes are repand or terminate in from 3 to 5 accute angular points, while their margins are indented with irregular and”
“Ou loin des doux raions que repand l'oeil du monde”
“There is a tree common to the Columbia river below the enterance of cataract River which in it's appearance when divested of it's folage, much resembles the white ash; the appearance of the wood and bark is also that of the ash. it's stem is simple. branching and diffuse. the lief is petiolate, plane, scattered palmate lobate, divided by four deep sinusus; the lobes are repand or terminate in from 3 to 5 accute angular points, while their margins are indented with irregular and somewhat circular incissures. the petiole is celindric smoth and 7 inches long. the leaf 8 inches in length and 12 in bredth. this tree is frequently”
“Then, in the early 1990’s, in quick succession, the readback heads – which were inductors akin to miniature electrical transformers – were repand then by giant magnetoresistive GMR heads.”
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