rotative

adjective

ro·​ta·​tive ˈrō-ˌtā-tiv How to pronounce rotative (audio)
 also  rō-ˈtā-
1
: turning like a wheel : rotary
2
: relating to, occurring in, or characterized by rotation
rotatively adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rotative was in 1747

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Cite this Entry

“Rotative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotative. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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