1. a combining form meaning “more,” used in the formation of compound words: pleomorphism.

Origin of pleo-

Combining form representing Greek pleíōn more (comparative of polýs;see poly-); see -o-

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How to use pleo- in a sentence

  • Or by the assumption of an equivocal term, as in parocheken de pleo nux, where pleo in equivocal.

    The Poetics | Aristotle

British Dictionary definitions for pleo-


combining form
  1. a variant of plio- pleochroism; pleomorphism

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