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View synonyms for antrorse

antrorse

[ an-trawrs ]

adjective

, Botany, Zoology.
  1. bent or directed forward or upward.


antrorse

/ ænˈtrɔːs /

adjective

  1. biology directed or pointing upwards or forwards


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Derived Forms

  • anˈtrorsely, adverb
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Other Words From

  • an·trorsely adverb
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Word History and Origins

Origin of antrorse1

1855–60; < New Latin antrorsus, equivalent to antr- (as presumed base of Latin anterior anterior ) + -orsus, extracted from Latin intrōrsus introrse
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Word History and Origins

Origin of antrorse1

C19: from New Latin antrorsus, from antero- front + -orsus, as in Latin introrsus; see introrse

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