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-ic

Definition of -ic in English:

suffix

1Forming adjectives such as Islamic, terrific.
2Forming nouns such as lyric, mechanic.
4 Chemistry Denoting an element in a higher valency: ferric sulphuric Compare with -ous.

Origin

from French -ique, Latin -icus, or Greek -ikos.

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