Incorrect spelling, explanation:
metalic is an incorrect spelling because we know Latin and Greek origins of the word, which are metallicus and metallikos – both spelled with double l. Thus the correct English form is also spelled with double l – metallic.
Correct spelling, explanation: the origins of the word metallic are either Latin (metallicus) or Greek (metallikos) and in both of these forms there is double l. Therefore the correct English spelling is metallic, not
Definition of metallic:
adjective, made of metal or with metal-like characteristics
I’m not a fan of metallic jewellery, I prefer classic gold.
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