One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Mycology. Of an oospore, especially in the family Pythiaceae: filling the whole oogonium.
2Generally (especially in the context of rites and rituals). That exhibits fullness or completeness; involving fulfilment or completion.
Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From Hellenistic Greek πληρωτικός filling up (Dioscorides), in Byzantine Greek also having or causing an excess of blood or other bodily fluid from ancient Greek -πλήρωτος that fills + -ικός.
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