[ uh-fet-ik ]
/ əˈfɛt ɪk /
pertaining to or due to aphesis.
Origin of aphetic
Related formsa·phet·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·a·phet·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for aphetic
For limner we find in the 15th century lumner and luminour, which is aphetic for alluminour, or enlumineur.
The name Turney, well known in Nottingham, is from the town of Tournay, or is aphetic for attorney.