Pontic
Pontic Pon"tic, a. [L. Ponticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the sea, especially, the Black Sea.] Of or pertaining to the Pontus, Euxine, or Black Sea. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pontic — Pontic, from the Greek pontos , or sea , can refer to:* The Black Sea ** The Pontic colonies, on its northern shores ** Pontus, a region on its southern shores ** The Pontic Caspian steppe, steppelands stretching from north of the Black Sea as… …   Wikipedia

  • pontic — PÓNTIC, Ă, pontici, ce, adj. (livr.) Din regiunea Mării Negre, care aparţine Mării Negre, privitor la Marea Neagră. – Din lat. Ponticus, fr. pontique. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 02.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  póntic adj. m., pl. póntici; …   Dicționar Român

  • Pontic — [pän′tik] adj. [L Ponticus < Gr Pontikos < pontos, sea (esp. the Black Sea), orig., path: for IE base see PONS] 1. of Pontus 2. of the Black Sea …   English World dictionary

  • Pontic — Los pontic son un grupo étnico originario de la región del mar Negro, pero ahora instalado principalmente en Atenas, Grecia y en Norteamérica. Su lengua es de origen desconocido y no está relacionada con lengua conocida alguna. La comunidad… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • pontic — I. ˈpäntik adjective Etymology: Latin ponticus, from Greek pontikos, from Pontos the Black sea, Pontus (country in northeast Asia Minor) + ikos ic 1. usually capitalized : of or relating to Pontus or the Black sea 2. [so called from the quality… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pontic — /pon tik/, n. Dentistry. an artificial tooth in a bridge. Also called dummy. [1930 35; < L pont (s. of pons) bridge + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pontic — /pon tik/, adj. pertaining to the Pontus Euxinus or to Pontus. [1470 80; < Gk Pontikós. See PONTUS, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pontic — adjective Of or relating to the historical Pontus region of Asia Minor or its people …   Wiktionary

  • pontic — adjective Of or pertaining to the Pontus, Euxine, or Black Sea …   Wiktionary

  • pontic — An artificial tooth on a fixed partial denture; it replaces the lost natural tooth, restores its functions, and usually occupies the space previously occupied by the natural crown. SYN: dummy. * * * pon·tic pänt ik n an artifical tooth on a… …   Medical dictionary

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