Origin of pontic
Definition for pontic (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for pontic
(e) is the famous passage about the Pontic Sea, and I reserve it for the present.
Oh that that poet, the tearful exile in the Pontic territory had never endured worse things!
A fine view is seen from the summit over the plain and the Pontic ranges to the north.
Thus we are vaguely reminded of Mithridates, the Pontic King, who made himself immune to poisons by their daily employment.Four Americans|Henry A. Beers
The reader will remember Othello's 'Pontic sea' with its 'violent pace.'