What is abductor?

  • (noun): A muscle that draws a part away from the median line.
    Synonyms: abductor muscle
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Some articles on abductor:

Bride Kidnapping - Africa - Kenya
... In their practice, the abductor kidnaps the woman forcibly and rapes her in an attempt to impregnate her ... The "bride" is then coerced through the stigma of pregnancy and rape to marry her abductor ... According to one scholar, a successful bridal kidnapping raised the abductor's reputation in his community, and allowed him to negotiate a lower bride price with his wife's ...

More definitions of "abductor":

  • (noun): Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom).
    Synonyms: kidnapper, snatcher