anticum

[ an-tahy-kuh m ]
/ ænˈtaɪ kəm /

noun, plural an·ti·ca [an-tahy-kuh] /ænˈtaɪ kə/.

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decorum

Origin of anticum

< New Latin, apparently neuter of Latin antīcus, antīquus pertaining to the front, existing previously, ancient (see antique); New Latin sense by analogy with Latin postīcum posticum
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