procerity

n.

"tallness," 1540s, from Latin proceritas, from procerus "high, tall," from pro- (see pro-) + -cerus, from stem of crescere "to grow" (see crescent).


Nearby words

  1. procellas,
  2. procellous,
  3. procentriole,
  4. procephalic,
  5. procercoid,
  6. procerus muscle,
  7. process,
  8. process camera,
  9. process cinematography,
  10. process colour

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