exclave etymology

English word exclave comes from English ex-, English enclave

Detailed word origin of exclave

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ex- English (eng) (biology) Lacking.. Former, but still living (almost always used with a hyphen). Out of. Outside.
enclave English (eng) (transitive) To enclose within a foreign territory. A group that is set off from a larger population by its characteristic or behavior.. A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.
exclave English (eng) (medicine, rare) A detached part of an organ, as of the pancreas, thyroid, or other gland.. A portion of a country's territory not connected to the main part.

Words with the same origin as exclave

Descendants of ex-
elongate exalbuminous exarillate exarticulate exarticulation exauthorize excaudate excentral excentric excogitare excommune exessive exfetation exorbital exosseous explant exradius exstipellate exstipulate exsuccous extelligence extriangulated extubate microexplant
Descendants of enclave