Syrtic Syr"tic, a. Of or pertaining to a syrt; resembling syrt, or quicksand. [R.] --Ed. Rev. [1913 Webster]

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  • syrtic — syrtic, a. (ˈsɜːtɪk) [ad. L. syrticus, f. Syrtis: see next and ic.] Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a quicksand. Worcester (citing Ed. Rev.) …   Useful english dictionary

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