Definition of phosphoretic in English:

phosphoretic

adjective

  • 1Containing or combined with phosphorus.

  • 2Of or relating to phosphorescence; phosphorescent. Now rare.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine. From post-classical Latin phosphoreticus, apparently from post-classical Latin phosphoretum + -icus.

Pronunciation

phosphoretic

/ˌfɒsfəˈrɛtɪk/