a combining form meaning “the planet Mars,” used in the formation of compound words: areocentric.
Beware Friday’s hoax about the moon and Mars. Plus, are you sure you know why Mars is named “Mars?”There’s an email going around that claims on Friday night, the sky will look as though there are two big moons. Allegedly, Mars will be so large that it will rival Luna (the official name of our lovely moon.) Here’s the problem: this email has been circulating since 2003. In reality, on Friday the red planet will appear approximately 400 times smaller than the moon. This bogus, spurious, …
- arensky, anton stepanovich,
- areola mammae,
- areola umbilicus
Origin of areo-
< Greek Áreo(s), genitive of Árēs Ares
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