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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Botany Having a somewhat wavy margin: a repand leaf.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a slightly undulating margin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a slightly undulating margin; -- said of leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, wavy or wavy-margined; tending to be sinuate, but less uneven; undulate: said chiefly of leaves and leafmargins.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a slightly undulating margin


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)
Latin repandus bent backward, turned up; prefix re- re- + pandus bent, crooked. (Wiktionary)



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