prerupt

adjective
pre·​rupt | \ prēˈrəpt \

Definition of prerupt

1 : broken off abruptly : precipitous, steep
2 : lacking an introduction : abrupt

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History and Etymology for prerupt

Latin praeruptus, past participle of praerumpere to break off in front, from prae- pre- + rumpere to break

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“Prerupt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prerupt. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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