Meaning of DESCENDER in English

/di sen"deuhr/ , n.

1. a person or thing that descends.

2. Print.

a. the part of a lowercase letter that goes below the body.

b. a letter having such a part, as p, q, j, or y.

[ 1660-70; DESCEND + -ER 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .