logo-


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).

Also especially before a vowel, log-.
Compare -logic, -logue, -logy.

Origin of logo-

< Greek logo-, combining form of lógos logos
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British Dictionary definitions for logo-

logo-

combining form

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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logo- in Medicine

logo-

pref.

Word; speech:logoplegia.
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