adjective me·rid·ic \məˈridik\

Definition of meridic

  1. :  having some but not all active constituents chemically defined insects reared on a meridic diet — compare holidic, oligidic

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Origin and Etymology of meridic

Greek merid-, meris part + English -ic; akin to Greek meros part — more at merit

First Known Use: 1960

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