leuk-


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leuk-

pref.
Variant of leuko-.
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leuk-

combining form
(Colours) a a variant of leuco-
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leuk-

var. of leuko- before a vowel.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Now, the creature, which takes its name from the Indo-European root "leuk-", meaning "light, brightness", in reference to the luminescence of its reflective eyes, could be set for a return to the UK, including one site in the North East.
The Honley and Huddersfield fund-raisers have made pounds 352,000 for Leuk- aemia Research since being founded 30 years ago.
ACTING legend Dame Dorothy Tutin died yesterday from leuk- aemia.