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(1) - Osculant (a.) Intermediate in character, or on the border, between two genera, groups, families, etc., of animals or plants, and partaking somewhat of the characters of each, thus forming a connecting link; interosculant; as, the genera by which two families approximate are called osculant genera.
(2) - Osculant (a.) Adhering closely; embracing; -- applied to certain creeping animals, as caterpillars.
(3) - Osculant (a.) Kissing; hence, meeting; clinging.

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