subsultory

adjective
sub·​sul·​to·​ry | \ -tərē \

Definition of subsultory

: involving irregularity of movement or advance : bounding, leaping

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History and Etymology for subsultory

Latin subsultus (past participle of subsilire to leap up, from sub- up + -silire, from salire to leap) + English -ory

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“Subsultory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subsultory. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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