nutant definition

  • adjective:
    • nodding, drooping
    • Nodding; getting the top bent downward.
  • others:
    • In botany, drooping or nodding; holding with the apex downward: put on stems, flower-clusters, etc.
    • In entomology, sloping: stated of a surface or part developing an obtuse angle using parts behind it, or with all the axis associated with the body: as, a nutant mind.

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