syntectic

adjective

syn·​tec·​tic
(ˈ)sin‧¦tektik,
sən‧ˈt-
variants or less commonly syntectical
-ektə̇kəl
: of, relating to, or produced by syntexis : melting or wasting away

Word History

Etymology

Greek syntēktikos able to liquefy, liquefactive, from syntēktos (verbal of syntēkein to dissolve, liquefy, from syn- + tēkein to melt) + -ikos -ic, -ical

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“Syntectic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syntectic. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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