extralimital

adjective
ex·​tra·​lim·​it·​al | \ ˌek-strə-ˈli-mə-tᵊl How to pronounce extralimital (audio) \

Definition of extralimital

: not present in a given area used of kinds of organisms (such as species)

First Known Use of extralimital

1874, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About extralimital

Time Traveler for extralimital

Time Traveler

The first known use of extralimital was in 1874

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near extralimital

extralegal

extralimital

extralinguistic

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for extralimital

Cite this Entry

“Extralimital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extralimital. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!