am·​plec·​tic | \ (ˈ)am¦plektik \

Definition of amplectic

: of or relating to amplexus

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First Known Use of amplectic

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amplectic

Latin amplecti to embrace, surround + English -ic

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“Amplectic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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