Definition of aphaeretic in English:

aphaeretic

(also apheretic)

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or involving aphaeresis.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From post-classical Latin aphaereticus or its etymon Hellenistic Greek ἀϕαιρετικός fit for taking away (in both linguistic and medical uses) from ancient Greek ἀϕαιρετός to be taken away, separable + -ικός. Compare French aphérétique, German aphäretisch.

Pronunciation

aphaeretic

/aˈfɪərɪtɪk//əˈfɪərɪtɪk/