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sectile

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adjective sec·tile \ˈsek-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of sectile

  1. :  capable of being severed by a knife with a smooth cut <amber is a sectile resin>

sec·til·i·ty play \sek-ˈti-lə-tē\ noun


Origin of sectile

Latin sectilis, from sectus, past participle of secare


First Known Use: 1805

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