retractile

adjective
re·​trac·​tile | \ ri-ˈtrak-tᵊl How to pronounce retractile (audio) , -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of retractile

: capable of being drawn back or in retractile claws

Other Words from retractile

retractility \ ˌrē-​ˌtrak-​ˈti-​lə-​tē How to pronounce retractility (audio) , ri-​ \ noun

First Known Use of retractile

1769, in the meaning defined above

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retractile

adjective
re·​trac·​tile | \ ri-ˈtrak-tᵊl How to pronounce retractile (audio) , -ˌtīl How to pronounce retractile (audio) \

Medical Definition of retractile

: capable of being drawn back or in

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