the characteristic of urinating backwards, present in certain animals

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  • Retromingency — Re tro*min gen*cy, n. The quality or state of being retromingent. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retromingency — retrominˈgency noun • • • Main Entry: ↑retromingent …   Useful english dictionary

  • retromingent — retromingency, n. /re troh min jeuhnt/, adj. 1. urinating backward because of bodily configuration: The lion is a retromingent animal. n. 2. an animal that urinates backward. [1645 55; RETRO + Latin mingent s. of mingens), prp. of mingere to… …   Universalium

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