adjective \ˈsek-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of SECTILE

:  capable of being severed by a knife with a smooth cut <amber is a sectile resin>
sec·til·i·ty \sek-ˈti-lə-tē\ noun

Origin of SECTILE

Latin sectilis, from sectus, past participle of secare
First Known Use: 1805

Rhymes with SECTILE


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