1. a combining form meaning “hairy,” “shaggy,” “dense,” used in the formation of compound words: dasyphyllous.

Origin of dasy-

<Greek, combining form representing dasýs;see dense

Words Nearby dasy-

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How to use dasy- in a sentence

  • They were the Latin equivalents to the Greek words ψίλον (psilon) and δάσυ (dasy) respectively.

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