protractile


pro·trac·tile

adjective \-ˈtrak-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of PROTRACTILE

:  capable of being thrust out <protractile jaws>

Origin of PROTRACTILE

Latin protractus
First Known Use: 1828

Rhymes with PROTRACTILE

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