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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

distend +‎ -er

NounEdit

distender (plural distenders)

  1. One who, or that which, distends.
    • 2005, Robert Barr, In the Midst of Alarms (page 28)
      Crinoline was fashionable, even in the country, in those days, and ribs of cane were used before the metallic distenders of dresses came in.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin distendere, present active infinitive of distendō.

VerbEdit

distender (first-person singular present distiendo, first-person singular preterite distendí, past participle distendido)

  1. (transitive) to stretch, to distend

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.