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attingent

[uh-tin-juh nt] /əˈtɪn dʒənt/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
touching; in contact.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin attingent- (stem of attingēns touching, present participle of attingere), equivalent to at- at- + -ting- (combining form of tang- touch) + -ent- -ent
Related forms
attingence, attingency, noun
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