Definition of discerptive in English:

discerptive

adjective

rare
  • That pulls to pieces; having the quality of dividing or separating.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Moses Stuart (1780–1852). From classical Latin discerpt-, past participial stem of discerpere discerp + -ive.

Pronunciation

discerptive

/dɪˈsəːptɪv/