Definition of versant in English:

versant

Syllabification: ver·sant
Pronunciation: /ˈvərsənt
 
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noun

  • A region of land sloping in one general direction.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, present participle (used as a noun) of verser 'tilt over', from Latin versare.

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