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
Greek ōtikos of the ear, from ōt-, ous ear
“-otic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-otic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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