plio-


variant of pleo-.

Nearby words

  1. plink,
  2. plinth,
  3. plinth block,
  4. pliny,
  5. pliny the elder,
  6. pliocene,
  7. pliofilm,
  8. pliotron,
  9. plique-à-jour,
  10. plisetskaya

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British Dictionary definitions for plio-

plio-

pleo- or pleio-

combining form

greater in size, extent, degree, etc; morePliocene

Word Origin for plio-

from Greek pleiōn more, from polus much, many

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Word Origin and History for plio-

plio-

word-forming element, Latinate form of pleio-.

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