conterminal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin conterminus, from con- (with) + terminus (border, end) + -al

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kɒnˈtəː.mɪ.nəl/, /kənˈtəː.mɪ.nəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kənˈtɝ.mɪ.nəl/

Adjective[edit]

conterminal (not comparable)

  1. Conterminous.
    • 1831 Thomas Love Peacock, Crotchet Castle Chapter 9:
      The neighbouring lords, his conterminal bandits.
  2. (entomology) Connected end to end.
    • 1866 William Edward Shuckard, British Bees: An Introduction to the Study of the Natural History and Economy of the Bees Indigenous to the British Isles p. 28:
      The latter consists of closely attached conterminal joints.

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