- a combining form meaning “equal,” used in the formation of compound words: equimolecular.
Origin of equi-
Middle English < Latin aequi-, combining form representing aequus equal
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- equal or equallyequidistant; equilateral
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Word Origin and History for equi-
word-forming element meaning "equal," from Latin aequi-, comb. form of aequus "equal, even" (see equal (adj.)).
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- A prefix that means equal or equally, as in equidistant.
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