hylo-

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hylo-

(word root) matter
Examples of words with the root hylo-: hylotheism
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hylo-

or before a vowel

hyl-

combining form
1. indicating matter (as distinguished from spirit): hylozoism.
2. indicating wood: hylophagous.
[from Greek hulē wood]
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