Definition of platinic in English:

platinic

adjective

  • Of or containing platinum, especially in its tetravalent state.

    • ‘For the crystal tests, platinic chloride was used.’
    • ‘As platinic metals have a high tendency to form complexes, the complex-forming sorbents are particularly useful.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from platinum, on the pattern of words such as ferric.

Pronunciation

platinic

/pləˈtɪnɪk/