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deferential

 [def″er-en´shal]
pertaining to the ductus deferens.

def·er·en·tial

(def'ĕr-en'shăl),
Relating to the ductus deferens.

deferential

/def·er·en·tial/ (-en´shal) pertaining to the ductus deferens.

def·er·en·tial

(def'ĕr-en'shăl)
Relating to the ductus deferens.

deferential

pertaining to the ductus deferens.
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It is possible that you can also make your own proposals," he said deferentially.
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In chapter 46 of the Tiers byre, Pantagruel refers deferentially to Triboullet as "nostre morosophe.