prepollent

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Etymology[edit]

Latin praepollens, past participle of praepollere (to surpass in power).

Adjective[edit]

prepollent

  1. Having superior influence or power; prevailing; predominant.
    • Robert Boyle , A Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature.
      But the prepollent Gravity of some, being sufficient to give comparative Lightness or Gravity to Bodies, we must deny Nature this Prerogative.

Noun[edit]

prepollent (plural prepollents)

  1. An extra first digit, or rudiment of a digit, on the preaxial side of the pollex.

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