Etymology
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peptic (adj.)

1650s, "of or pertaining to the function of digestion;" 1660s, "promoting digestion," from Latin pepticus, from Greek peptikos "able to digest," from peptos "cooked, digested," verbal adjective of peptein "to cook" (from PIE root *pekw- "to cook, ripen").

updated on March 24, 2020

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Definitions of peptic from WordNet

peptic (adj.)
relating to or promoting digestion;
peptic juices
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