necro-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From combining form of Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekrós, dead body),from Proto-Indo-European suffixed full-grade *nekro- of *neḱ- (perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius (harmful), Latin nocēre (to hurt, harm), Latin nex (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian [script needed] (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan [script needed] (nasiieiti, disappears), [script needed] (nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

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necro-

  1. Forming compound words related to death or dead tissue.

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Italian[edit]

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necro-

  1. necro-

Portuguese[edit]

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necro-

  1. necro- (relating to death)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νεκρο- (nekro-), combining form of νεκρός (nekrós) "dead".

Prefix[edit]

necro-

  1. necro-

Derived terms[edit]