recta

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

recta

  1. plural of rectum[1]
    • 1983: John Oliver Killens, And Then We Heard the Thunder, p321
      They were scared deep in their recta, but they leaped out of the foxhole and ran to the rescue, but by the time they got there Bucket-head had already stopped one of the enemy and the rest of them headed back upstream.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Concise Oxford English Dictionary (Eleventh Edition)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recta

  1. feminine singular of recte

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the feminine ablative singular of rēctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

rēctā (not comparable)

  1. directly, straightforward

Etymology 2[edit]

See rēctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

rēcta

  1. nominative/vocative feminine singular of rēctus
  2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of rēctus

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

rēctā

  1. ablative feminine singular of rēctus

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recta

  1. feminine singular of recto

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recta

  1. feminine singular of recto

Noun[edit]

recta f (plural rectas)

  1. straight line
  2. straight

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