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subterminal

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adjective sub·ter·mi·nal \ˌsəb-ˈtərm-nəl, -ˈtər-mə-nəl\

Definition of subterminal

  1. :  situated or occurring near but not precisely at an end <subterminal spots on tail feathers>



1828

First Known Use of subterminal

1828

Rhymes with subterminal


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