Origin of anemo-
Words nearby anemo-
WORDS THAT USE ANEMO-
What does anemo- mean?
Anemo– comes from Greek ánemos, meaning “wind.” You may recognize this root in the name of the plant anemone, which literally translates to “daughter of the wind.”
Examples of anemo-
One example of a meteorological term that features the form anemo– is anemometry, “the science of measuring the speed of wind.”
We know anemo– means “wind,” so the –metry portion of the word? That’s right, –metry refers to “the process of measuring,” from the Greek metria. Anemometry literally translates to “the process of measuring wind.”
What are some words that use the combining form anemo-?
What are some other forms that anemo– may be commonly confused with?
How to use anemo- in a sentence
During the absence of the party I had been busy erecting a stand for the anemo-biagraph.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson