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retractile

adjective re·trac·tile \ri-ˈtrak-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of RETRACTILE

:  capable of being drawn back or in <retractile claws>
re·trac·til·i·ty \ˌrē-ˌtrak-ˈti-lə-tē, ri-\ noun

First Known Use of RETRACTILE

1777

Rhymes with RETRACTILE

retractile

adjective re·trac·tile \ri-ˈtrak-təl, -ˌtīl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RETRACTILE

:  capable of being drawn back or in

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