Origin of hist
Other definitions for hist (2 of 3)
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WORDS THAT USE HIST-
What does hist- mean?
The form hist- comes from Greek histós, meaning “web (of a loom)” or “tissue.”
What are variants of hist-?
The form hist- is a variant of histo-, which loses its -o- when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels. In some rare instances, hist- becomes histio-, as in histioblast. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use articles for histo- and histio-.
Another variant of histo- before an element beginning with a vowel is histi-, as in histioid.
Examples of hist-
The hist- portion of the word means “tissue,” while the suffix -oid means “resembling, like,” from Greek -oeidēs. Histoid literally translates to “resembling tissue.”
What are some words that use the combining form hist-?
What are some other forms that hist- may be commonly confused with?
The word history and related terms begin with the letters histo- or hist- but do not use histo- as a combining form to mean “tissue.” Find out why history comes from the Greek word for “one who knows and sees” at our entry for the word.
How to use hist in a sentence
For examples of walls or ceilings being painted with various subjects, see Warton's Hist.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
For full bibliography (to 1904) see Ulysse Chevalier, Rpertoire des sources hist.
For a comprehensive bibliography, including monographs and published documents, see Ulysse Chevalier, Rpertoire des sources hist.
It really appears as if this wrong translation arose solely through Aristotle; for, as is clear from his Hist.Troy and its Remains|Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann
If Hist was not satisfied with this explanation, she did not deem the point of sufficient importance to be pressed.The Deerslayer|James Fenimore Cooper