Claudent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Claudent Shutting; confining; drawing together; as, a claudent muscle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • claudent Closing or shutting up or in; occludent: as, a claudent muscle (an occlusor); the eyelids are claudent.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. claudens, p. pr. of claudere, to shut