porrect

adjective
por·​rect | \ pə-ˈrekt How to pronounce porrect (audio) , pä- \

Definition of porrect

: extended forward porrect antennae

First Known Use of porrect

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for porrect

Latin porrectus, past participle of porrigere to stretch out, from por- forward + regere to direct — more at portend, right

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“Porrect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porrect. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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