anaptyctic

adjective
an·​ap·​tyc·​tic | \¦anəp¦tiktik, ¦aˌnap-\
variants: or less commonly anaptyctical \ -​ktə̇kəl \

Definition of anaptyctic 

: relating to or resulting from anaptyxis development of an anaptyctic vowel

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First Known Use of anaptyctic

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaptyctic

from New Latin anaptyxis, after such pairs as Late Latin syntaxis syntax: English syntactic, syntactical

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