ichthyo-

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ichthyo-

(word root) fish
Examples of words with the root ichthyo-: ichthyology
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ichthyo-

or ichthy-
pref.
Fish: ichthyophagous.

[Latin, from Greek ikhthuo-, from ikhthūs, fish.]
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ichthyo-

or before a vowel

ichthy-

combining form
(Animals) indicating or relating to fishes: ichthyology.
[from Latin, from Greek ikhthus fish]
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ichthyo-

a combining form meaning “fish”: ichthyology.
Also, esp. before a vowel,ichthy-.
[< Greek, comb. form of ichthŷs fish]
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