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Prefix and Suffix Meanings

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Use this box to search for the meaning of a prefix or suffix (or for prefixes and suffixes with a particular meaning):
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Prefixes starting with:
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k-l | m | n | o | p-q | r-s | t | u-z
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Suffixes starting with
 a | b-c | d | e | f-g | h-j 
 k-m | n-o | p | r-s | t-z 


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Greek and Latin roots >>


Biological terminology >>


Wikipedia's list of prefixes and suffixes >>

leopon
leopard × lioness


ape-human hybrid
An ape-human?



sheep-pig hybrid
Sheep-pig hybrids?


mule
Horse-donkey hybrids


cabbit
Cat-rabbit hybrids - Fact or fiction?

You can use the search engine on this page for more than one purpose:


  1. Reverse dictionary. Enter meanings to find corresponding prefixes and suffixes (e.g., searching with the word arm will locate the prefixes brachi- and humero-, as well as the suffixes -brachial and -humeral).

  2. Find prefix/suffix meanings. Enter a prefix or suffix in the box and click the Search button. The finder will then search through the dictionary and return any matches (this search requires correct spelling; prefixes and suffixes can also be looked up alphabetically).
When you click on the Search button, links to definitions of relevant prefixes and suffixes will be displayed. Click on the links to access the information you seek.

Tip: If you don't get a result, try using a query that's a synonym (e.g., instead of carry, try searching with the word bear).

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