Porrect Definition

pə-rĕkt, pô-
adjective
Extended forward and outward.
Porrect mandibles.
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verb
To stretch out or forward.
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Origin of Porrect

  • Latin porrēctus past participle of porrigere to stretch out por- forward, out per1 in Indo-European roots regere to direct, rule direct

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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