ont-


variant of onto- before a vowel.

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Definition for ont- (2 of 3)

-ont

a combining form meaning “being,” used in the formation of compound words: diplont,haplont.

Origin of -ont

<Greek -ont stem of ṓn “being,” present participle of eînai “to be” (cf. onto-)

Definition for ont- (3 of 3)

Ont.

Ontario.
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British Dictionary definitions for ont-

Ont.

abbreviation for

Ontario
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