suctorial

adjective
suc·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌsək-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce suctorial (audio) \

Definition of suctorial

: adapted for sucking especially : serving to draw up fluid or to adhere by suction suctorial mouths

First Known Use of suctorial

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for suctorial

New Latin suctorius, from Latin sugere

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“Suctorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suctorial. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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