Percurrent Per*cur"rent, a. [L. percurrens, p. pr. of percurrere to run through; per through + currere to run.] Running through the entire length. [1913 Webster]

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  • percurrent — /peuhr kerr euhnt, kur /, adj. Bot. extending through the entire length, as a midrib through a leaf. [1570 80; < L percurrent (s. of percurrens), prp. of percurrere to run through. See PER , CURRENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • percurrent — |pər, (ˈ)per+ adjective Etymology: Latin percurrent , percurrens, present participle of percurrere to run through, from per through + currere to run, hasten more at per , current : extending from the base to the apex used of the midrib of a leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • percurrent — adj. [L. per, through; currere, to run] Extending through the entire length; continuous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • percurrent — adjective Running through the entire length; running through from top to bottom, as the midrib of a dicotyledonous leaf, the nerve of a moss leas, or a grass palet, etc …   Wiktionary

  • percurrent — per·current …   English syllables

  • percurrent —   a. extending whole length (of a leaf) …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Percursory — Per*cur so*ry, a. [L. percursor one who runs through, fr. percurrere. See {Percurrent}.] Running over slightly or in haste; cursory. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • kers- — To run. Oldest form *k̑ers , becoming *kers in centum languages. Zero grade form *kr̥s . 1. corral, corrida, corrido, corridor, corsair, courante, courier, course, current …   Universalium

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