irruent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the present participle stem of Latin irruere.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

irruent

  1. rushing, moving quickly, especially inwards
    • 1922: The trajectories of their, first sequent, then simultaneous, urinations were dissimilar: Bloom’s longer, less irruent — James Joyce, Ulysses

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

irruent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of irruō
Last modified on 27 August 2013, at 01:41