procatarctic

adjective pro·cat·arc·tic \ ¦prōˌkat¦ärktik , -ōkə¦tä- \

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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