a combining form appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “word,” “speech” (logography); on this model, used in the formation of new compound words (logotype).
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Also especially before a vowel, log-.
Origin of logo-
< Greek logo-, combining form of lógos logos
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British Dictionary definitions for logo-
indicating word or speechlogogram
Word Origin for logo-
from Greek; see logos
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Word Origin and History for logo-
before vowels log-, word-forming element meaning "speech, word," from Greek logos "word" (see logos).
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Medicine definitions for logo-
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