2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Scandent \Scan"dent\, adjective [L. scandens, -entis, p. pr. of
scandere to climb.]
Note: Scandent plants may climb either by twining, as the
hop, or by twisted leafstalks, as the clematis, or by
tendrils, as the passion flower, or by rootlets, as the
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
1: used especially of plants; having a tendency to climb;
"plants of a creeping or scandent nature"
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