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Ido

[ ee-doh ]
/ ˈi doʊ /
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noun

a revised and simplified form of Esperanto, introduced in 1907.

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Origin of Ido

<Esperanto: literally, offspring, equivalent to id- (<Greek; see -ides) + -o noun ending

OTHER WORDS FROM Ido

I·do·ism, nounI·do·ist, nounI·do·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Ido

Ido
/ (ˈiːdəʊ) /

noun

an artificial language; a modification of Esperanto

Word Origin for Ido

C20: offspring, from Greek -id daughter of
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