insertive

adjective
in·​ser·​tive | \ ə̇nˈsərtiv \

Definition of insertive

1 obsolete : marked by insertion : inserted
2 : tending to insert

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History and Etymology for insertive

Latin insertivus, from insertus (past participle) + -ivus -ive

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“Insertive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insertive. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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