constrictor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin

Noun[edit]

constrictor (plural constrictors)

  1. That which constricts or tightens.

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From constringo (to compress) +‎ -tor.

Noun[edit]

constrictor

  1. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet and in medical Latin; that which constricts.