Definition for recta (2 of 2)
noun, plural rec·tums, rec·ta [rek-tuh] /ˈrɛk tə/. Anatomy.
Origin of rectum
Examples from the Web for recta
In writing recte for recta (see note on p. xxxviii), he has certainly committed an error by a slip of the pen.
Recta actio non erit, nisi recta fuit voluntas, ab hac enim est actio.
Here recte is miswritten for recta, clearly because the scribe was still thinking of the latter syllable of the preceding sponte.
Sometimes a very little licence is sufficient to convert the oratio obliqua into the recta.
Recta compressed her lips and Louise immediately changed her tactics.Little Wolf|M. A. Cornelius