outspread

verb
out·spread | \ˌau̇t-ˈspred \
outspread; outspreading

Definition of outspread 

transitive verb

: to spread out

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Examples of outspread in a Sentence

when it outspread its wings, a pteranodon would have had a wingspan in excess of 20 feet

First Known Use of outspread

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outspread was in the 14th century

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outspread

adjective
out·spread | \au̇t-ˈspred \

Kids Definition of outspread

: spread out completely outspread wings

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