protrusile[prō tro̵̅o̅′səl, -zəl]
protrusile definition by Webster's New World
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that can be protruded, or thrust out, as a tentacle or an elephant's trunk
Origin: ; from Classical Latin protrusus, past participle of protrudere (see protrude) plush -ile
protrusile definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Capable of being thrust outward, as the proboscis of many insects.
Origin: Latin prōtrūsus, past participle of prōtrūdere, to protrude; see protrude + -ile1.
- proˌtru·silˈi·ty noun