αλεξι-

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From Ancient Greek ἀλέξω (aléxō).

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αλεξι- (alexi-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicate something that protects, deflects or repulses; anti-:
    σφαίρα (sfaíra, bullet)   x   αλεξίσφαιρος (alexísfairos, bulletproof)
    πτώση (ptósi, fall)   x   αλεξίπτωτο (alexíptoto, parachute)
    κεραυνός (keravnós, thunderbolt)   x   αλεξικέραυνο (alexikéravno, lightning rod)
    πυρ (pyr, fire)   x   αλεξίπυρος (alexípyros, fireproof)

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