antrorsely

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  • antrorsely — adv. bending forward, moving upward (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antrorsely — an·trorse·ly …   English syllables

  • antrorsely — adverb see antrorse …   Useful english dictionary

  • antrorse — antrorsely, adv. /an trawrs /, adj. Bot., Zool. bent or directed forward or upward. [1855 60; < NL antrorsus, equiv. to antr (as presumed base of L anterior ANTERIOR) + orsus, extracted from L introrsus INTRORSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • antrorse — /ænˈtrɔs/ (say an traws) adjective Zoology, Botany bent or directed forwards or upwards. {New Latin antrorsus, from Latin antero front + versus, past participle, turned} –antrorsely, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • antrorse — [an trôrs′] adj. [ModL antrorsus: see ANTERIOR & VERSE] Biol. upward or forward antrorsely adv …   English World dictionary

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