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a combining form meaning “broad,” “wide,” used in the formation of compound words: eurypterid.
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Origin of eury-

<Greek, combining form of eurýs wide
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How to use eury- in a sentence

  • His origin is doubtful; according to some writers, he was the son of Neptune and Eury´ale.

    The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
  • Robert Eury was then appointed mate of a vessel in the China trade, but I saw him every year.

    "Old Mary"|Louis Becke
  • Orpheus forgot this in his eagerness, and Eury´dice vanished from his sight.

    The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
  • In half an hour Eury returned with the officer, carrying the money.

    "Old Mary"|Louis Becke

British Dictionary definitions for eury-

eury-

combining form
broad or wideeurythermal

Word Origin for eury-

New Latin, from Greek, from eurus wide
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Medical definitions for eury-

eury-

pref.
Wide; broad:eurycephalic.
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