idio-


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idio-

pref.
1. One's own; private; personal: idiolect.
2. Distinct; separate: idioblast.

[Greek, from idios, personal, private; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]

idio-

combining form
indicating peculiarity, isolation, or that which pertains to an individual person or thing: idiolect.
[from Greek idios private, separate]

idio-

a combining form meaning “proper to one,” “peculiar”: idiopathic.
[< Greek, comb. form of ídios (one's) own, personal, separate]
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