- a combining form meaning “fish,” used in the formation of compound words: ichthyology.
Also especially before a vowel, ichthy-.
Origin of ichthyo-
< Greek, combining form of ichthŷs fish
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before a vowel ichthy-
- indicating or relating to fishesichthyology
from Latin, from Greek ikhthus fish