- 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 versare, to turn frequently; see versatile.
(comparative more versant, superlative most versant)