adverb see ascendant II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ascendant — I. noun also ascendent Etymology: Middle English ascendent, from Medieval Latin ascendent , ascendens, from Latin, present participle of ascendere Date: 14th century 1. the point of the ecliptic or degree of the zodiac that rises above the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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