Origin of exsertfrom Classical Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere, to stretch out: see exert
transitive verbex·sert·ed, ex·sert·ing, ex·serts
Origin of exsertLatin exserere exsert-; see exert .
(third-person singular simple present exserts, present participle exserting, simple past and past participle exserted)
(comparative more exsert, superlative most exsert)
- Standing out; projecting beyond some other part.
- exsert stamens