Definition of antrorse in US English:

antrorse

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Turned or pointing forwards, upwards, or towards an axis. Contrasted with retrorse.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From post-classical Latin antrorsus in front, forwards from classical Latin *antero- + versus, after extrorsus, retrōrsus, etc.

Pronunciation

antrorse

/anˈtrɔːs/