- a combining form meaning “equal,” used in the formation of compound words: equimolecular.
Origin of equi-
Middle English < Latin aequi-, combining form representing aequus equal
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Examples from the Web for equi
Equi et poet alendi, non saginandi—Horses and poets should be fed, not pampered.
Well, come—(relieved)— skating's one of those things you never forget—all a question of poise and equi—confound the things!
One yt he calleth Iustice legiti- me or legal / an other that he called Equi- te.The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke
Well, come—(relieved)—skating's one of those things you never forget—all a question of poise and equi—confound the things!Voces Populi
- equal or equallyequidistant; equilateral
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Word Origin and History for equi
word-forming element meaning "equal," from Latin aequi-, comb. form of aequus "equal, even" (see equal (adj.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A prefix that means equal or equally, as in equidistant.
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