Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Succeeding one another; following.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Succeeding one another; following.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, following; especially, following one another: noting several bearings of the same sort, especially beasts or birds.

Etymologies

French? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When the head has been advanced to its utmost, about the middle of the body an independent series of succeedant ripples or wrinkles manifests itself and travels consistently ahead, while farther towards the rear another series follows, and so on, until the lagging tail is enabled to wrinkle itself along.

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