an·​a·​tec·​tic | \ ¦anə¦tektik \

Definition of anatectic

: of or relating to anatexis

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First Known Use of anatectic

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anatectic

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

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“Anatectic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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