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variant of epi- before an aspirate: ephedrine.
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Words nearby eph-
epenthesize, epergne, epexegesis, epexegetic, EPG, eph-, ephah, ephebe, ephebus, ephedra, ephedrine
Other definitions for eph- (2 of 2)
or Ephes. or Ephs.
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How to use eph- in a sentence
Somehow Eph couldn't say a word, but there was nothing the matter with the heaven-born inventor.
"I never heard anything human laugh like that," declared Eph.The Boy Inventors' Radio Telephone|Richard Bonner
"I'll look after my body, Cap'n Eph," the first assistant said after a pause.
How long do you allow that little chap will sleep, Cap'n Eph?
Uncle Eph, arent you ashamed, I asked, to work your milch-cow?Dixie After the War|Myrta Lockett Avary
British Dictionary definitions for eph- (1 of 2)
a variant of epi- ephedra; ephedrine
British Dictionary definitions for eph- (2 of 2)
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