Retromingent Re`tro*min"gent, a. [Pref. retro- + L. mingens, p. pr. of mingere to urinate.] Organized so as to discharge the urine backward. -- n. (Zo["o]l.) An animal that discharges its urine backward. [1913 Webster]

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  • retromingent — adjective /ɹɛtɹə(ʊ)ˈmɪndʒənt/ a) That urinates backwards; also used of such urination. It sat down at last and, as if to express once and for all its disenchantment with the whole sum of canine existence, delivered itself of a retromingent puddle …   Wiktionary

  • retromingent — ret•ro•min•gent [[t]ˌrɛ troʊˈmɪn dʒənt[/t]] adj. 1) anb urinating backward because of bodily configuration: The lion is a retromingent animal[/ex] 2) anb a retromingent animal • Etymology: 1645–55; retro + L mingent , s. of mingens, prp. of… …   From formal English to slang

  • retromingent — retromingency, n. /re troh min jeuhnt/, adj. 1. urinating backward because of bodily configuration: The lion is a retromingent animal. n. 2. an animal that urinates backward. [1645 55; RETRO + Latin mingent s. of mingens), prp. of mingere to… …   Universalium

  • retromingent — ret·ro·min·gent …   English syllables

  • retromingent —   a.,n. (animal) urinating rearwards …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • retromingent — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ὀπισθουρητικά — ὀπισθουρητικός retromingent neut nom/voc/acc pl ὀπισθουρητικά̱ , ὀπισθουρητικός retromingent fem nom/voc/acc dual ὀπισθουρητικά̱ , ὀπισθουρητικός retromingent fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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  • ὀπισθουρητικῶν — ὀπισθουρητικός retromingent fem gen pl ὀπισθουρητικός retromingent masc/neut gen pl …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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