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Etymology of the English word optical

the English word optical
derived from the English word optic
derived from the Greek word opsis, ὄψις (vision; sight; properly, sight (the act); the visage, an external show)
derived from the Greek word ops, ὤψ
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *okʷ-
derived from the Old French word optique
derived from the Medieval Latin word opticus (optic; optician)
derived from the Greek word optikos, ὀπτικός
derived from the Greek word optos, ὀπτός (cooked; roasted)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *okʷ-
using the English suffix -al
derived from the Latin suffix -alis

Usage

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