Definition of rectiline in English:

rectiline

adjective

rare
  • Rectilinear.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Billingsley (d. 1606), merchant and translator. From post-classical Latin rectilineus from classical Latin rectus straight + līnea. Compare Middle French, French rectiligne, Spanish rectilíneo, Portuguese retilíneo, Italian rettilineo.

Pronunciation

rectiline

/ˈrɛktɪlʌɪn/