pithec-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek πίθηκος (pithēkos, ape”, “monkey”; “trickster”; “dwarf).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: pĭthēkʹ—, pĭʹthĭk—; IPA(key): /pᵻˈθiːk—/, /ˈpɪθᵻk—/

PrefixEdit

pithec-

  1. ape

Usage notesEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

Category English words prefixed with pithec- not found
Last modified on 28 November 2013, at 16:30