ontic

adjective
on·tic | \ˈän-tik \

Definition of ontic 

: of, relating to, or having real being

Other Words from ontic

ontically \ˈän-ti-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of ontic

1907, in the meaning defined above

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