calcitrant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin calcitrans, present participle of calcitrare (to kick), from calx (heel), calcis (heel).

Adjective[edit]

calcitrant (comparative more calcitrant, superlative most calcitrant)

  1. stubborn; refractory

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

calcitrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of calcitrō