portative

[pawr-tuh-tiv, pohr-]
adjective
1.
capable of being carried; portable.
2.
having or pertaining to the power or function of carrying.
noun
3.
Also called portative organ. a small portable pipe organ used especially during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English portatif < Middle French. See port5, -ative

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portative (ˈpɔːtətɪv)
 
adj
1.  a less common word for portable
2.  concerned with the act of carrying
 
[C14: from French, from Latin portāre to carry]

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Dressed in pure yellow, another celestial musician pumps the bellows of a portative organ.
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