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reptant

[rep-tuh nt] /ˈrɛp tənt/
adjective
1.
repent2 .
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin rēptant- (stem of rēptāns), present participle of rēptāre to creep, equivalent to rēpt- (frequentative stem of rēpere to creep) + -ant- -ant
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reptant

/ˈrɛptənt/
adjective
1.
(biology) creeping, crawling, or lying along the ground Also repent
Word Origin
C17: from Latin reptāre to creep
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