WORD FOR THE DAY

retromingent

\Re`tro*min”gent\, a. [Pref. retro- + L. mingens, p. pr. of mingere to urinate.] Organized so as to discharge the urine backward. — n. (Zo[“o]l.) An animal that discharges its urine backward.

In answer to this query from InstaPundit.

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Comments

  1. Rodney Dill says:

    I read it, and I still don’t know what it means!

    Why don’t you try easy words like copacetic?