ac-

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English āc (oak)

Prefix[edit]

ac-

  1. Relating to an oak, used in place names.
Usage notes[edit]
  • It is not part of the etymology of acorn.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ac-

  1. (rarely productive) To; toward.
Usage notes[edit]
  • alternate form of ad-
  • Used when the root word started with a "c", "k", or a "q".

Latin[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ac-

  1. Alternative form of ad-
    Occurs when ad- is prefixed to a word beginning with the letter c or q (accēdō, acceptō, accessiō, acquiēscō, etc.)