abducent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abducō (to lead away)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdus.ənt/, /æbˈdjus.ənt/

Adjective[edit]

abducent (comparative more abducent, superlative most abducent)

  1. Drawing away from the median axis of the body, as a muscle; abducting. [Late 17th century.][1]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

abducent (plural abducents)

  1. That which abducts; an abducens.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3
  • abducent in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abdūcent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of abdūcō