loimic "pertaining to plague," 1822, from Gk. loimikos, from loimos "plague, pestilence."

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  • Loimic — Loi mic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? plague.] Of or pertaining to the plague or contagious disorders. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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