- a combining form meaning “hundred,” used in the formation of compound words: hectograph; hectogram.
Origin of hecto-
- variant of hecto-: hektometer.
Examples from the Web for hekt
Historical Examples of hekt
"I am no longer Beki, I am Hekt," said the old woman shortly.
Am I then so much wiser than other folks, or do none but fools come to consult Hekt?
The sorceress Hekt passed him; she wanted to see the woman for whom she had given him the philter.
"Because she loves Mena as much as her mother loves herself," answered Hekt.
Hekt, goddess of birth, was a pal of his, in spite of her appalling ugliness; and she used to kneel by his potter's wheel.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
before a vowel hect-
- denoting 100hectogram Symbol: h
Word Origin for hecto-
- One hundred (102):hectogram.