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a combining form meaning “wind”: anemograph.

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Origin of anemo-

<Greek, combining form of ánemos; cognate with Latin animus breath; akin to Sanskrit anilas
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  • During the absence of the party I had been busy erecting a stand for the anemo-biagraph.

British Dictionary definitions for anemo-

anemo-

combining form

indicating windanemometer; anemophilous

Word Origin for anemo-

from Greek anemos wind
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