Definition of plerotic in English:

plerotic

adjective

  • 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.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

plerotic

/plɪˈrɒtɪk/