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porrect

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adjective por·rect \pə-ˈrekt, pä-\

Definition of porrect

  1. :  extended forward <porrect antennae>



Origin and Etymology of porrect

Latin porrectus, past participle of porrigere to stretch out, from por- forward + regere to direct — more at portend, right


First Known Use: 15th century


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