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obumbrant

[ob-uhm-bruh nt] /ɒbˈʌm brənt/
adjective, Zoology
1.
overhanging; projecting over another part.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin obumbrant- (stem of obumbrāns) (present participle of obumbrāre to overshadow), equivalent to ob- ob- + umbr(āre) to shade (derivative of umbra shadow) + -ant- -ant
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