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PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdʌk.tɚ/, /æbˈdʌk.tə/

Etymology 1Edit

abduct +‎ -or

NounEdit

abductor (plural abductors)

  1. One who abducts; a kidnapper. [mid 19th century][1]
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Etymology 2Edit

From New Latin abductor, from abdūcō + -tor.

NounEdit

abductor (plural abductors or abductores)

  1. (anatomy) A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or from the median line of the body[early 17th century][1]
    the abductor oculi draws the eye outward.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abductor” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 3.

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Etymology 2Edit

From New Latin abductor, from abdūcō + -tor

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abduɡˈtoɾ/, [aβðuɣˈt̪oɾ]

NounEdit

abductor m (plural abductores)

  1. (anatomy) abductor

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