I. adjective suffix Etymology: Greek -ōtikos, from -ōtos, ending of verbals, from -o- (stem of causative verbs in -oun) + -tos, suffix forming verbals — more at -ed of, relating to, or characterized by a (specified) action, process, or condition <
II. adjective combining form Etymology: Greek ōtikos of the ear, from ōt-, ous ear having (such) a relationship to the ear <

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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