scandent

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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"