[ pon-tik ]
/ ˈpɒn tɪk /
pertaining to the Pontus Euxinus or to Pontus.
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British Dictionary definitions for most-pontic
/ (ˈpɒntɪk) /
denoting or relating to the Black Sea
Word Origin for Pontic
C15: from Latin Ponticus, from Greek, from Pontos Pontus
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Word Origin and History for most-pontic
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Medicine definitions for most-pontic
[ pŏn′tĭk ]
An artificial tooth on a fixed partial denture.
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