tectorial

adjective

tec·​to·​ri·​al
(ˈ)tek¦tōrēəl,
-tȯr-
: forming a covering : resembling a roof

Word History

Etymology

Latin tectorius (from tectus —past participle of tegere to cover — + -orius -ory) + English -al

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“Tectorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tectorial. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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