ergo-


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ergo-

(word root) work
Examples of words with the root ergo-: ergograph
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er•go

(ˈɜr goʊ, ˈɛr goʊ)

conj., adv.
therefore.
[1350–1400; < Latin]

ergo-1

,
a combining form meaning “work”: ergograph.
Also, esp. before a vowel, erg-.
[comb. form representing Greek érgon]

ergo-2

,
a combining form representing ergot: ergonovine.
[< French]
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