retral

[ ree-truh l, re- ]
/ ˈri trəl, ˈrɛ- /

adjective

at or toward the back; posterior.

Origin of retral

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

Related forms

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

retrally, adverb

Word Origin for retral

C19: from Latin retrō backwards
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