nomo-


a combining form meaning “custom,” “law,” used in the formation of compound words: nomology.

Nearby words

  1. nominative case,
  2. nominative of address,
  3. nominator,
  4. nominee,
  5. nomism,
  6. nomocanon,
  7. nomocracy,
  8. nomogram,
  9. nomograph,
  10. nomographic

Origin of nomo-

< Greek nomo-, combining form of nómos law, custom; akin to némein to manage, control

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British Dictionary definitions for nomo-

nomo-

combining form

indicating law or customnomology

Word Origin for nomo-

from Greek nomos law, custom

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