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adjective hy·po·tac·tic \ˌhī-pə-ˈtak-tik\

Definition of hypotactic

  1. :  of or relating to hypotaxis

Origin and Etymology of hypotactic

Greek hypotaktikos, from hypotassein

First Known Use: 1896

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