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1Forming adjectives and nouns corresponding to nouns ending in -ite (such as Semitic corresponding to Semite).
- 1.1Corresponding to nouns ending in -itis (such as arthritic corresponding to arthritis).
- 1.2From other bases.‘syphilitic’
From French -itique, via Latin -iticus from Greek -itikos.
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