phosphatic

[ fos-fat-ik, -fey-tik ]

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or containing phosphates: phosphatic slag.

Origin of phosphatic

1
First recorded in 1820–30; phosphate + -ic

Other words from phosphatic

  • non·phos·phat·ic, adjective

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