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