procerity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin proceritas.

Noun[edit]

procerity (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) tallness, height
    • 1756, Samuel Johnson, Memoires of Frederick III, &c.:
      [] when he met with a tall woman he immediately commanded one of his Titanian retinue to marry her that they might propagate procerity.