adjective suffix -o·lic \¦ōlik, ¦äl-, -lēk\

Definition of -olic

  1. 1 :  containing a triple bond —in names of acids propiolic acid

  2. 2 :  containing hydroxyl and carboxyl —in names of hydroxy acids oleanolic acid

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Origin and Etymology of -olic

International Scientific Vocabulary -ol + -ic

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