Definition of procatarctic
1 archaic : that is the immediately antecedent cause of some indicated effect
2 archaic : that is the primary cause of some indicated effect
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Origin and Etymology of procatarctic
Greek prokatarktikos, from (assumed) prokatarktos (verbal of prokatarchein to begin first, from pro- 1pro- + katarchein to make a beginning, from kat- cata- + archein to begin) + -ikos -ic
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