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  • adj. tough; thick; capable of extension

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tough; thick; capable of extension.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pliant; extensible; diffusible.


Latin depectere to comb off; de- + pectere to comb. (Wiktionary)


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