amphi-

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amphi-

pref.
1. Both: amphibiotic.
2. On both sides: amphistylar.
3. Around: amphithecium.

[Latin, from Greek, from amphi, on both sides, around; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.]

amphi-

prefix
1. on both sides; at both ends; of both kinds: amphipod; amphitrichous; amphibious.
2. around: amphibole.
[from Greek]

amphi-

a prefix occurring originally in loanwords from Greek, meaning “two,” “both,” “on both sides”: amphibious; amphistylar.
[< Greek, comb. form of amphí on both sides, c. Latin ambi- ambi-]
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Mark James Elstone, 43, of Bowness Close, Radford, Coventry, damaging property to the value of pounds 150, possession of cocaine, a class A controlled drug, possession of MDMA, a class A controlled drug, possession of amph- etamine, a class B controlled drug, and possession of cannabis resin, a class B controlled drug, ordered to pay compensation of pounds 150, fined pounds 80 and ordered to forfeit the drugs for destruction.