porn-

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From πορν- (porn-), the stem of the Ancient Greek πόρνη (pórnē, prostitute).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

porn-

  1. (rare) prostitute
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Etymology 2[edit]

From porn(ography) and porn(ographer), both ultimately also from πόρνη (pórnē, prostitute), as porn-¹.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

porn-

  1. Relating to or constituting pornography.
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Usage notes[edit]

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