marantic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Hellenistic Greek μαραντικός ‎(marantikós, wasting away), from the aorist stem of Ancient Greek μαραίνω ‎(maraínō, I waste away, wither).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marantic ‎(comparative more marantic, superlative most marantic)

  1. (medicine) Pertaining to marasmus.