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retral

[ ree-truhl, re- ]
/ ˈri trəl, ˈrɛ- /
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adjective
at or toward the back; posterior.
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Origin of retral

First recorded in 1870–75; retr(o)- + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM retral

re·tral·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for retral

retral
/ (ˈriːtrəl, ˈrɛtrəl) /

adjective
rare at, near, or towards the back

Derived forms of retral

retrally, adverb

Word Origin for retral

C19: from Latin retrō backwards
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