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[Greek bradu-, from bradus, slow.]
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indicating slowness: bradycardia.
[from Greek bradus slow]
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1. James Buchanan ( “Diamond Jim” ), 1856–1917, U.S. financier, noted for conspicuously extravagant living.
2. Mathew B., 1823?–96, U.S. photographer, esp. of the Civil War.
a combining form meaning “slow”: bradycardia.
[< Greek, comb. form of bradýs slow, heavy]
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