repugnatorial

repugnatorial
\\rə̇|pəgnə|tōrēəl, rē|p-\ adjective
Etymology: Latin repugnatorius repugnatorial (from repugnatus — past participle of repugnare — + -orius -ory) + English -al
: serving to repel enemies

the repugnatorial pores of millipedes


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