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Pontic

[pon-tik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to the Pontus Euxinus or to Pontus.

Origin of Pontic

From the Greek word Pontikós, dating back to 1470–80. See Pontus, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for most-pontic

Pontic

adjective
  1. denoting or relating to the Black Sea

Word Origin

C15: from Latin Ponticus, from Greek, from Pontos Pontus
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Word Origin and History for most-pontic

Pontic

adj.

1550s; see Pontus + -ic.

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most-pontic in Medicine

pontic

(pŏntĭk)
n.
  1. An artificial tooth on a fixed partial denture.
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