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oscitant | oscitantly | oscitate | oscitation | osco-umbrian | osculant | osculate | osculating circle | osculation | osculator | osculatory

osculant

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Adjective
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os=cu=lant

CIDE DICTIONARY

osculanta. [L. osculans, -antis, p. pr. of osculari to kiss. See Osculate.].
  •  Kissing; hence, meeting; clinging.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Adhering closely; embracing; -- applied to certain creeping animals, as caterpillars.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Intermediate in character, or on the border, between two genera, groups, families, etc., of animals or plants, and partaking somewhat of the characters of each, thus forming a connecting link; interosculant; as, the genera by which two families approximate are called osculant genera.  [1913 Webster]

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