hagio-(word root) holy
Examples of words with the root hagio-: hagiography
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1. Saint: hagiography.
2. Holy: hagioscope.
[Greek hagios, holy.]
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hagio-or before a vowel
indicating a saint, saints, or holiness: hagiography.
[via Late Latin from Greek, from hagios holy]
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a combining form meaning “saint,” “holy”: hagiography.
[< Greek, comb. form of hágios holy, sacred]
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