discerptible

[ dih-surp-tuh-buh l, -zurp- ]
/ dɪˈsɜrp tə bəl, -ˈzɜrp- /

adjective

capable of being torn apart; divisible.

Nearby words

  1. discectomy,
  2. discern,
  3. discernible,
  4. discerning,
  5. discernment,
  6. discharge,
  7. discharge lamp,
  8. discharge printing,
  9. discharge tube,
  10. dischargeable

Origin of discerptible

1730–40; < Latin discerpt(us) torn to pieces (past participle of discerpere; see dis-1, excerpt) + -ible

Related formsdis·cerp·ti·bil·i·ty, dis·cerp·ti·ble·ness, noun

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