postical

adjective pos·ti·cal \ˈpästə̇kəl\
variants: less commonly

postic

\-tik\

Definition of postical

postically

\-tə̇k(ə)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of postical

Latin posticus, adjective, that is behind, from post after, behind + -icus -ic, -ical — more at post-


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