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Meaning of PREPOLLENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pre*pol"lent\, a. [L. praepollens, p. p. of
    praepollere to surpass in power; prae before + pollere to be
    powerful.]
    Having superior influence or power; prevailing; predominant.
    [R.] --Boyle.
    
    
  2. \Pre*pol"lent\, n.; pl. {Prepollices}. [NL. See
    {Pre-}, {Pollex}.] (Anat.)
    An extra first digit, or rudiment of a digit, on the preaxial
    side of the pollex.
    
    
 

 

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