a combining form meaning “flat,” “plane,” used in the formation of compound words: planography.
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English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
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Origin of plano-1
combining form representing Latin plānus level, plānum level ground
Definition for plano- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “moving,” “capable of movement,” used in the formation of compound words: planogamete.
Origin of plano-2
combining form representing Greek plános wandering, roaming. See planet
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British Dictionary definitions for plano-
sometimes before a vowel plan-
indicating flatness or planenessplano-concave
Word Origin for plano-
from Latin plānus flat, level
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Medicine definitions for plano-
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