equitant definition

  • adjective:
    • Overlapping within base to form a-flat, fanlike arrangement in two ranks, as leaves of some irises.
    • Mounted on, or sitting upon, a horse; operating on horseback.
    • Overlapping in the base.
    • attached to, or sitting upon, a horse; driving on horseback.
    • Overlapping each other; -- said of leaves whose bases are folded so as to overlap and bestride the leaves within or above all of them, as with the iris.
    • Overlapping in the base to create an appartment, fanlike arrangement in 2 ranks, whilst the leaves of some irises.
    • installed on, or sitting upon, a horse; operating on horseback.
    • Overlapping at the base.
    • attached to, or sitting upon, a horse; driving on horseback.
    • Overlapping both; -- said of leaves whoever bases tend to be collapsed so as to overlap and bestride the leaves within or above them, such as the iris.
    • Overlapping on base to make a flat, fanlike arrangement in two ranks, as leaves of some irises.
    • installed on, or sitting upon, a horse; riding on horseback.
    • Overlapping on base.
    • installed on, or sitting upon, a horse; operating on horseback.
    • Overlapping each other; -- stated of leaves whoever bases tend to be collapsed to be able to overlap and bestride the leaves within or above them, like in the iris.
  • others:
    • driving on horseback; mounted upon a horse.
    • Straddling.
    • In entomology, applied to the antennæ or any other jointed body organs when they're compressed, and each combined seems to be longitudinally collapsed, inclosing the bottom of the succeeding one.
    • Riding on horseback; attached upon a horse.
    • Straddling.
    • In entomology, put on the antennæ or any other jointed body organs if they are squeezed, and every joint is apparently longitudinally collapsed, inclosing the beds base of the succeeding one.
    • driving on horseback; attached upon a horse.
    • Straddling.
    • In entomology, placed on the antennæ or any other jointed organs when they're squeezed, and each combined seems to be longitudinally collapsed, inclosing the bottom regarding the succeeding one.

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