-opsis


a combining form meaning “likeness,” used especially in the names of living organisms and organic structures that resemble the thing named by the initial element: coreopsis.

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Origin of -opsis

From the Greek word ópsis appearance, sight

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British Dictionary definitions for -opsis

-opsis

n combining form

indicating a specified appearance or resemblancemeconopsis

Word Origin for -opsis

from Greek opsis sight
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