extralimital

adjective

ex·​tra·​lim·​it·​al ˌek-strə-ˈli-mə-tᵊl How to pronounce extralimital (audio)
: not present in a given area
used of kinds of organisms (such as species)

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of extralimital was in 1874

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Cite this Entry

“Extralimital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extralimital. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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