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a combining form meaning “wind”: anemograph.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of anemo-
<Greek, combining form of ánemos; cognate with Latin animus breath; akin to Sanskrit anilas
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Example sentences from the Web for anemo-
During the absence of the party I had been busy erecting a stand for the anemo-biagraph.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
British Dictionary definitions for anemo-
indicating windanemometer; anemophilous
Word Origin for anemo-
from Greek anemos wind
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