synantectic

adjective

syn·​an·​tec·​tic
¦sinən‧¦tektik,
-iˌnan‧-
variants or synantetic
-etik
: formed by the reaction of two other minerals compare corona sense 2h

Word History

Etymology

synantectic alteration of synantetic; synantetic from (assumed) Greek synantetos (verbal of Greek synantan to meet, encounter, from syn- + antan to meet face to face, from anta opposite) + English -ic; akin to Greek anti against

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“Synantectic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synantectic. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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