Definition of adumbrant in English:

adumbrant

adjective

rare
  • Casting shadows; shadowy, shady. In extended use: represented in outline; vague, indistinct.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From classical Latin adumbrant-, adumbrāns, present participle of adumbrāre adumbrate.

Pronunciation:

adumbrant

/aˈdʌmbr(ə)nt/