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EtymologyEdit

From Latin sugo, suctum (to suck).

AdjectiveEdit

suctorial (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Adapted for sucking; living by sucking.
    The hummingbirds are suctorial birds.
  2. (zoology) Capable of adhering by suction.
    the suctorial fishes

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for suctorial in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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