• synonyms


combining form

denoting severalpluriliteral; pluripresence

Nearby words

pluralist, pluralistic, plurality, pluralize, plurally, pluri-, pluriglandular, pluriliteral, pluripotent, pluripotential, pluripresence

Word Origin for pluri-

from Latin plur-, plus more, plures several
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Word Origin and History for pluri-


word-forming element meaning "more than one, several, many," from Latin pluri-, from stem of plus (genitive pluris); see plus.

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Medicine definitions for pluri-



More than one; several:pluriglandular.
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