pithec-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek πίθηκος (píthēkos, ape”, “monkey”; “trickster”; “dwarf).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) enPR: pĭthēkʹ—, pĭʹthĭk—; IPA(key): /pᵻˈθiːk—/, /ˈpɪθᵻk—/

Prefix[edit]

pithec-

  1. ape

Usage notes[edit]

  • When combined with a word or another affix which begins with a consonant, this prefix concatenates with -o- (as pitheco-).

Derived terms[edit]

Category English words prefixed with pithec- not found