repugnatorial

adjective

re·​pug·​na·​to·​ri·​al
rə̇¦pəgnə¦tōrēəl,
rē¦p-
: serving to repel enemies
the repugnatorial pores of millipedes

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Word History

Etymology

Latin repugnatorius repugnatorial (from repugnatus —past participle of repugnare—+ -orius -ory) + English -al

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“Repugnatorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repugnatorial. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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