-tropy

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See also: tropy

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French -tropie, from Ancient Greek -τροπία (-tropía), from τρόπος (trópos, a turn).

Suffix[edit]

-tropy

  1. (sciences) exhibiting a behavior.
  2. (sciences) turning, affecting, change, response, movement.

Usage notes[edit]

Easily confused with -trophy; see -tropic: Usage notes.

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References[edit]

  • -tropy” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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