reptant

reptant

[rep-tuhnt]
adjective

Origin:
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 or repent (ˈrɛptənt, ˈriːpənt)
 
adj
biology Also: repent creeping, crawling, or lying along the ground
 
[C17: from Latin reptāre to creep]
 
repent or repent
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin reptāre to creep]

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