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-ic

Pronunciation: ik

Definition:

  1. Suffix denoting of, pertaining to.
  2. Chemical suffix denoting an element in a compound in one of its highest valencies.
  3. Suffix indicating an acid.

[L. -icus, fr. G. -ikos]

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