Definition of aliquant in US English:

aliquant

adjective

  • Mathematics. Contained in a larger number but not dividing it exactly; contrasted with aliquot. Chiefly in "aliquant part".

noun

  • Biology and Medicine= "aliquot".

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Alingham (fl. 1694–1710). From classical Latin aliquantus a certain (quantity or amount of) from alius some or other + quantus how great, how much.

Pronunciation

aliquant

/ˈalɪkw(ə)nt/