Origin: Fr < LL extrorsus < L extra, outside + versus, pp. of vertere, to turn: see verse
- extrorsely adverb
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Origin: Late Latin extrōrsus, turned outward (modeled on Latin intrōrsum, turned inward) : Latin extrā, outside; see extra- + Latin versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
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