Meaning of vaginant in English:

vaginant

Pronunciation /ˈvadʒɪnənt/

adjective

Botany
  • Of a part of a plant, especially a leaf: forming a sheath.

    Now used chiefly of the leaves of mosses.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Lee (1715–1795), nurseryman. From post-classical Latin vaginant-, vaginans, use as adjective of present participle of vaginare.