prehensorial

adjective

pre·​hen·​so·​ri·​al
¦prē(ˌ)hen¦sōrēəl,
-sȯr-

Word History

Etymology

New Latin prehensorium organ adapted for grasping (from Latin prehensus + -orium) + English -al

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“Prehensorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prehensorial. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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