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constrictive

[kuh n-strik-tiv] /kənˈstrɪk tɪv/
adjective
1.
constricting; tending to constrict.
2.
pertaining to constriction.
Origin of constrictive
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Late Latin constrīctīvus, equivalent to constrīct(us) (see constrict) + -īvus -ive
Related forms
nonconstrictive, adjective
unconstrictive, adjective
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Word Origin and History for constrictive
adj.

c.1400, from Late Latin constrictivus, from Latin constrictus (see constrict).

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