Definition of retral in English:

retral

adjective

  • 1Zoology
    And . Posterior; situated at or towards the back; facing backwards.

  • 2 rare Of a movement or direction: backwards.

Pronunciation

retral

/ˈriːtr(ə)l/ /ˈrɛtr(ə)l/

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Fleming (1785–1857), naturalist and Free Church of Scotland minister. From classical Latin retrō retro + -al.