sectile

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adjective sec·tile \ˈsek-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of sectile

  1. :  capable of being severed by a knife with a smooth cut amber is a sectile resin

sectility

play \sek-ˈti-lə-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of sectile

Latin sectilis, from sectus, past participle of secare


First Known Use: 1805


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