Versant definition

vûrsənt
The slope of a side of a mountain or mountain range.
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The slope of a mountain or mountain chain.
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The general slope, or declination, of a region.
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A slope of a mountain or mountain ridge.
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The overall slope of a region.
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The general slope of a region.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
versant
Plural:
versants

Origin of versant

  • French present participle of verser to turn from Old French from Latin versāre to turn frequently versatile

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French versant, present participle (used as a noun) of verser, from Latin versō, frequentative of vertō (“I turn").

    From Wiktionary