Ex*sert" (?), Ex*sert"ed, a. [L. exsertus, p. p. of exserere to stretch out or forth. See Exert.]

Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens.

A small portion of the basal edge of the shell exserted.
D. H. Barnes.

 

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Ex*sert" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exserted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exserting.] [See Exsert, a., Exert.]

To thrust out; to protrude; as, some worms are said to exsert the proboscis.

 

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