Botany. having widely spread lips, as some corollas.

1750–60; < Latin ringent- (stem of ringēns, present participle of ringī to gape), equivalent to ring- open the mouth + -ent- -ent; cf. rictus

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ringent (ˈrɪndʒənt)
(of the corolla of plants such as the snapdragon) consisting of two distinct gaping lips
[C18: from Latin ringī to open the mouth wide]

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