retentor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from retentare, from retinere 'to retain, hold back', from re- + tenere.

Noun[edit]

retentor (plural retentors)

  1. A muscle which holds a body part in place, notably in extended or retracted position

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from retentare, from retinere 'to retain, hold back', from re- + tenere.

Noun[edit]

retentor m (plural retentoren or retentors or retentores, diminutive retentortje n)

  1. (law) The holder of a right of retensio, i.e. to keep something one doesn't own

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From retentare, from retinere 'to retain, hold back', from re- + tenere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

retentor m (genitive retentōris); third declension

  1. One who holds back; detainer, retainer

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative retentor retentōrēs
genitive retentōris retentōrum
dative retentōrī retentōribus
accusative retentōrem retentōrēs
ablative retentōre retentōribus
vocative retentor retentōrēs

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