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Words nearby megal-
WORDS THAT USE MEGAL-
What does megal- mean?
Megal- ultimately comes from the Greek mégas, meaning “great, large.”
Megal- is a variant of the much more common megalo-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Another familiar variant of megal- is mega-, as in megaphone or megabyte. Mega- is also used as a unit of measure prefix to indicate a fact of one million (e.g., megahertz). Corresponding forms of megalo- and megal- combined to the end of words are -megaly and -megalia.
Examples of megal-
As we know, the combining form megal- means “abnormally large.” The second part of the word, -opsia, is a combining form that denotes visual disorders. Megalopsia has a literal sense of “large vision.”
What are some words related to the combining form megal-?
What are some other forms that megal- may be commonly confused with?
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Megalops is a scientific term for the larval stage of marine crabs. Given that -ops refers to “eye,” what does megalops literally mean?
Example sentences from the Web for megal-
Some had stood by the white marble poem of the Tag Megal in India, wherein a royal soul has carved his love for a woman.Samantha at the World's Fair|Marietta Holley