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retral

[ree-truh l, re-] /ˈri trəl, ˈrɛ-/
adjective
1.
at or toward the back; posterior.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; retr(o)- + -al1
Related forms
retrally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for retral

retral

/ˈriːtrəl; ˈrɛtrəl/
adjective
1.
(rare) at, near, or towards the back
Derived Forms
retrally, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Latin retrō backwards
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