Exortive Ex*or`tive, a. [L. exortivus, fr. exortus a coming forth, rising; ex out + orivi to rise, come forth.] Rising; relating to the east. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • exortive — † eˈxortive, a. Obs. 0 [ad. L. exortīv us, f. exorīrī: see exort.] Pertaining to the rising of the sun or to the east. 1656–81 in Blount Glossogr. 1730–6 in Bailey (folio) …   Useful english dictionary

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