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osculant (adjective), more osculant, most osculant
1. Meeting, kissing, and clinging to another person.
2. A reference to a close embrace or long kiss.
3. Adhering closely; embracing; applied to certain creeping animals; such as, caterpillars.
4. 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.
This entry is located in the following units: -ant, -ants (page 8) ora-, or-, orat-; os- + (page 3) oscula- (page 1)