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suctorial

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adjective suc·to·ri·al \ˌsək-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\

Definition of suctorial

  1. :  adapted for sucking; especially :  serving to draw up fluid or to adhere by suction <suctorial mouths>



Origin and Etymology of suctorial

New Latin suctorius, from Latin sugere


First Known Use: 1833


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