"aphetic" Definition

  1. a. Shortened by dropping a letter or a syllable from the beginning of a word; as, an aphetic word or form.

More About aphetic

Position in dictionary: 5285 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "aphetic": 1
Words that end with "aphetic": 2
Words that contain "aphetic": 2
Next words in dictionary: aphetism, aphetize, aphid, aphides, aphidian, aphidivorous, aphidophagous, aphilanthropy, aphis, aphis lion
Previous words in dictionary: aphesis, apheresis, aphemia, apheliotropism, apheliotropic, aphelion, aphelia, aphasy, aphasic, aphasia

English Dictionary Definition of aphetic

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