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scan·dent

 (skăn′dənt)
adj. Botany
Climbing: a scandent vine.

[Latin scandēns, scandent-, present participle of scandere, to climb; see skand- in Indo-European roots.]

scandent

(ˈskændənt)
adj
(Botany) (of plants) having a climbing habit
[C17: from Latin scandere to climb]

scan•dent

(ˈskæn dənt)

adj.
climbing, as a plant.
[1675–85; < Latin scandent-, s. of scandēns, present participle of scandere to climb; see -ent]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scandent - used especially of plants; having a tendency to climb; "plants of a creeping or scandent nature"
ascending - moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"
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Rubus sellowii (blackberry) is a scandent shrub native to Brazil, occurring from the States of Minas Gerais to Rio Grande do Sul and aggregate fruits of red to black coloration when ripe (Lorenzi et al., 2006).
Des habitants scandent "Il est tombe, nous avons gagne!" a propos du president Omar el Bechir, selon le recit d'un journaliste de Reuters.
A propos de la menace integriste, il dira qu'il est symptomatique que chaque vendredi, a la sortie de la mosquee, les gens scandent [beaucoup moins que] Algerie libre et democratique [beaucoup plus grand que].
For each species the following characteristics were determined: physical habitat (terrestrial or epipetric), ecological habit (transient or resident) and the biological forms: herbaceous (erect, rhizomatous, creeping, rosulate, and caespitose), shrubby (erect, scandent and rosulate), arboreal, climber, and accidental herbaceous (rosulate), according to Mueller-Dombois & Ellenberg (1974).
Dr Gautam Deshpande, Managing Director - Scandent, recommends brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a toothpaste that has optimum fluoride-content.
Lianas or scandent shrubs; branchlets cylindrical, striated, with lenticels, tomentose to glabrescent, without interpetiolar gland fields.
Le nombre de situations d'affrontements civils constatees est en legere augmentation sur l'annee 2012 (environ 1 800) et quelques mobilisations a caractere national scandent l'agenda.
De grands moments scandent l'organisation des institutions protestantes d'expressions francaise: l'Institut Feller, ses temples et ses ecoles, l'accueil de l'intelligentsia dans l'Institut Canadien, et la publication de l'Aurore (1883-1988).
De grands moments scandent l'organisation des institutions protestantes d'expressions francaise : l'Institut Feller, ses temples et ses ecoles, l'accueil de l'intelligentsia dans l'Institut Canadien, et la publication de Y Aurore (1883-1988).
The genus Kadsura, which belongs to the economically and medicinally important family Schisandraceae, consists of 16 species of scandent and twining woody vines.
C'est enfin que cette structurante facilement destructuree exerce une reelle maitrise sur quelques-uns des evenements qui scandent le recit.