adjective suffix

Definition of -OTIC

:  of, relating to, or characterized by a (specified) action, process, or condition <symbiotic>

Origin of -OTIC

Greek -ōtikos, from -ōtos, ending of verbals, from -o- (stem of causative verbs in -oun) + -tos, suffix forming verbals — more at -ed


adjective combining form

Definition of -OTIC

:  having (such) a relationship to the ear <dichotic>

Origin of -OTIC

Greek ōtikos of the ear, from ōt-, ous ear


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