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ambulant

[am-byuh-luh nt] /ˈæm byə lənt/
adjective
1.
moving from place to place; itinerant; shifting.
2.
Medicine/Medical, ambulatory (def 4).
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; (< F) < Latin ambulant- (stem of ambulāns, present participle of ambulāre to walk). See amble
Related forms
unambulant, adjective
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Examples for ambulant
  • All you need to do is roughly align your ambulant pugilist with a human punching bag, then let loose on him.
British Dictionary definitions for ambulant

ambulant

/ˈæmbjʊlənt/
adjective
1.
moving about from place to place
2.
(med) another word for ambulatory (sense 3)
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Word Origin and History for ambulant
adj.

1610s, from Latin ambulantem (nominative ambulans), present participle of ambulare (see amble). Of diseases, denoting cases in which the patient may be up and around, by 1913.

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ambulant in Medicine

ambulant am·bu·lant (ām'byə-lənt)
adj.
Moving or walking about.

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