oxy-

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See also: oxy, Oxy, ôxy, and -oxy

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὀξύς (oxús, sharp).

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oxy-

  1. Sharp, keen, acute, pungent, acid

Etymology 2[edit]

Reduced from oxygen which in turn is from French oxygène, from Ancient Greek ὀξύς (oxús).

Prefix[edit]

oxy-

  1. Concerning oxygen

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French[edit]

Prefix[edit]

oxy-

  1. oxy-

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