procurrent

adjective
pro·​current | \ (ˈ)prō+ \

Definition of procurrent

of a fish's fin
: marked by a progressively farther forward placement of rays the procurrent fin of some cottids

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History and Etymology for procurrent

Latin procurrent-, procurrens, present participle of procurrere to run forward, jut out, from pro- forward + currere to run

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“Procurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/procurrent. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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