preter

adjective

Definition of preter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete

preter-

combining form
variants: or less commonly praeter-

Definition of preter- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : past : by preterist
2 : beyond the range of : surpassing preternormal

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History and Etymology for preter

Adjective

by shortening

Combining form

Latin praeter past, by, beyond, from Latin prae before

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“Preter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preter. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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