- one of the Graces worshiped at Athens.
- a combining form meaning “growth,” “increase,” used in the formation of compound words: auxochrome.
Also especially before a vowel, aux-.
Origin of auxo-
< Greek aúx(ein) to grow, increase (variant of auxánein) + -o-
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