abstrict

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ab (by) + stringō (to draw tight)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abstrict (third-person singular simple present abstricts, present participle abstricting, simple past and past participle abstricted)

  1. (transitive, biology, mycology) To cut off, as in abstriction; abjoint

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 8