Definition of Erectable

1. a. Capable of being erected; as, an erectable feather.



Definition of Erectable

1. Adjective. Capable of being erected or raised up. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Erectable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erectable

ercalciol
ercalcitriol
ercedeken
ercedekens
ercitite
erd
erdheim-chester disease
erdite
ere
erebus
erect
erect-crested penguin
erect-crested penguins
erect bugle
erect illumination
erectable (current term)
erected
erecter
erecters
erectile
erectile organ
erectile tissue
erectilities
erectility
erecting
erecting prism
erections
erective

Literary usage of Erectable

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1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1862)
"Above, dark green olive, with a tinge of yellow ; beneath, yellowish white ; an oblong patch of erectable, scarlet feathers on the crown, which usually lie ..."

2. British Zoology by Thomas Pennant (1818)
"that passes through the eye to the hind-head, growing gradually broader; these form a tuft on each side, and are somewhat erectable, appearing like ears; ..."

3. New England Bird Life: Being a Manual of New England Ornithology by Winfrid Alden Stearns, Elliott Coues (1883)
"A small erectable crest on the head. No peculiar feathers on side of neck. Throat of male white, of female tawny. Upper parts blended brownish- red and gray ..."

4. Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds by George Montagu, James Rennie (1831)
"... growing gradually broader; these form a tuft on each side, and are somewhat erectable, appearing like ears; the forehead dusky ferruginous; ..."

5. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Feathers of crown forming an erectable crest . Wing 6.20; culmen 2.10. Geog. Dist.—North America, breeding from Florida to Labrador, Hudson Bay, ..."

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