a combining form meaning “oblique,” used in the formation of compound words: plagioclase.
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Origin of plagio-
combining form representing Greek plágios slanting, sideways, equivalent to plág(os) side + -ios adj. suffix
Words nearby plagio-
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British Dictionary definitions for plagio-
slanting, inclining, or obliqueplagiotropism
Word Origin for plagio-
from Greek plagios, from plagos side
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Medical definitions for plagio-
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