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def•er•ent



Pronunciation: (def'ur-unt), [key]
adj.
marked by or showing deference: She was always deferent to her elders.

def•er•ent



Pronunciation: (def'ur-unt), [key]
adj. Anat.
1. conveying away; efferent.
2. of or pertaining to the vas deferens.

n.
Astron.(in the Ptolemaic system) the circle around the earth in which a celestial body or the center of the epicycle of its orbit was thought to move.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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