posticous

posticous

[po-stahy-kuhs]
adjective Botany.
hinder; posterior.

Origin:
1865–70; < Latin postīcus behind, hinder, derivative of post after; see -ous

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postical or posticous (ˈpɒstiːkəl, pɒˈstiːkəs, -ˈstaɪ-)
 
adj
Compare antical (of the position of plant parts) behind another part; posterior
 
[C19: from Latin postīcus that is behind, from post after]
 
posticous or posticous
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin postīcus that is behind, from post after]

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