[ an-trawrs ]
/ ænˈtrɔrs /
adjective Botany, Zoology.
bent or directed forward or upward.
Origin of antrorse
Related formsan·trorse·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antrorse
/ (ænˈtrɔːs) /
biology directed or pointing upwards or forwards
Derived Formsantrorsely, adverb
Word Origin for antrorse
C19: from New Latin antrorsus, from antero- front + -orsus, as in Latin introrsus; see introrse
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