necro-

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See also: necro, nécro, and nécro-

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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 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹(vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌(nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎(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]

Etymology[edit]

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

Prefix[edit]

necro-

  1. necro-

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Prefix[edit]

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]