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anticum

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