Definition of obtrect


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Other Words from obtrect

obtrectation noun, plural -s obsolete
obtrectator or obtrector noun, plural -s obsolete

History and Etymology for obtrect

Latin obtrectare to detract from, from ob- + -trectare (from tractare to draw, handle, manage, treat)

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“Obtrect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obtrect. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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