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Greek Nouns
Pg. 54 - 55 (Lesson 12)
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02/18/2012

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acanth-
Definition
thorn
ex: coelacanth
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actin-
Definition
ray
ex: actinodielectric
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acr-
Definition
summit
ex: acropolis
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adelph-
Definition
brother
ex: diadelphous
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aer-
Definition
air
ex: anaerobic
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agon-
Definition
contest
ex: antagonize
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agor(a)-. egor-
Definition
marketplace, assembly
ex: category
Term
andr-
Definition
man, husband
ex: polyandry
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anem-
Definition
wind
ex: anemometer
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angi-
Definition
container
ex: angioplasty
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angel-
Definition
messenger
ex: evangelism
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anth-
Definition
flower
ex: perianth
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anthrop-
Definition
human being
ex: lycanthropy
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aster-
Definition
star
ex: asterisk
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athl(e)-
Definition
prize
ex: decathlon
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aul-
Definition
pipe
ex: hydraulic
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bacter-
Definition
stick
ex: bacteria
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basil-
Definition
king
ex: basilica
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bibli-
Definition
book
ex: bibliophile
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blast-
Definition
bud
ex: blastomere
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botan-
Definition
plant
ex: botanist
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b(0)u-
Definition
ox
ex: b(o)ulimia
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canon-
Definition
rod
ex: canonical
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carp-
Definition
fruit
ex: exocarp
Term
cer-, ceros-, cerot-
Definition
wax
ex: cerotic
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chord-
Definition
string
ex: notochord
Term
chron-
Definition
time
ex: chronology
Term
cocc-
Definition
berry
ex: diplococcus
Term
cybern(et)-
Definition
govern(or
ex: cybernetics
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cycl-
Definition
circle
ex: encyclopedia
Term
cyn-
Definition
dog
ex: cynophile
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dem-
Definition
people
ex: epidemic
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demon-
Definition
spirit
ex: pandemonium
Term
dendr-
Definition
tree
ex: dendrite
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dox-
Definition
opinion/glory
ex: paradox
Term
drom-
Definition
race track
ex: palindrome
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dyn(am)-
Definition
power
ex: dynamite
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e-
Definition
dawn
ex: eocene
Term
electr-
Definition
amber
ex: electricity
Term
erg-, urg-, org-
Definition
work
ex: energy
Term
eth-
Definition
habit
ex: ethics
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ethm-
Definition
sieve
ex: ethmoid
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ethn-
Definition
nation, tribe
ex: ethnologist
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galac-
Definition
milk
ex: galaxy
Term
ge-
Definition
earth
ex: geology
Term
gon(i)-
Definition
angle
ex: polygon
Term
gyr-
Definition
ring
ex: gyroscope
Term
gyn((a)ec)-
Definition
woman, wife
ex: gynecology