- the slope of a mountain or mountain chain
- the general slope, or declination, of a region
Origin of versantFrench from Classical Latin versans, present participle of versare: see versatile
- The slope of a side of a mountain or mountain range.
- The general slope of a region.
Origin of versantFrench present participle of verser to turn from Old French from Latin versāre to turn frequently ; see versatile .
(comparative more versant, superlative most versant)