geo-


a combining form meaning “the earth,” used in the formation of compound words: geochemistry.

Origin of geo-

< Greek geō-, combining form of the earth
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British Dictionary definitions for geo-

geo-


combining form

indicating earthgeomorphology

Word Origin for geo-

from Greek, from earth
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Word Origin and History for geo-

geo-


word-forming element meaning "earth," ultimately from Greek geo-, comb. form of ge "earth" (see Gaia).

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Medicine definitions for geo-

geo-


pref.

Earth:geophagia.
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Science definitions for geo-

geo-

ge-

A prefix that means “earth,” as in geochemistry, the study of the Earth's chemistry.
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