Definition of abstrict in English:

abstrict

verb

Biology Mycology
  • 1with object To detach or separate by constriction of a part; to produce or release by abstriction. Usually in pass.

  • 2no object To split off (from), especially by constriction of a part.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Alfred Bennett (1833–1902), botanist and publisher. From ab- + classical Latin strict-, past participial stem of stringere to bind, perhaps after abstriction.

Pronunciation:

abstrict

/əbˈstrɪkt/