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a combining form meaning “god,” used in the formation of compound words: theocrat.
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Also especially before a vowel, the-.

Origin of theo-

<Greek, combining form of theós
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British Dictionary definitions for theo-

theo-

before a vowel the-


combining form
indicating God or godstheology

Word Origin for theo-

from Greek theos god
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