- a combining form meaning “outside,” “outer,” “external,” used in the formation of compound words: exocentric.
Origin of exo-
< Greek, combining form of éxō outside
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Examples from the Web for exo
“I started Exo with the mission to normalize consumption of bugs” says Gabi Lewis, co-founder of Exo Protein.
Nearly two years later, Exo Protein has sold hundreds of thousands of bars.
She ran off to her typewriter, and in twelve minutes came back with the jingle, I'm glad I'm not an Exo.Facts in Jingles
Winifred Sackville Stoner
- Australian an informal word for excellent
- external, outside, or beyondexobiology; exothermal
from Greek exō outside
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Word Origin and History for exo
word-forming element used in scientific words (e.g. exoskeleton), from Greek exo "outside," related to ex "out of" (see ex-).
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- Outside; external:exoskeleton.
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- A prefix that means outside or external, as in exoskeleton.
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