phyco-(redirected from phyc-)
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phyco-(word root) seaweed
Examples of words with the root phyco-: phycology
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Seaweed; algae: phycology.
[Greek phūko-, from phūkos, seaweed, of unknown origin.]
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(Botany) seaweed: phycology.
[from Greek phukos]
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a combining form meaning “seaweed,” “algae”: phycology.
[< Greek phȳko-, comb. form representing phŷkos seaweed]
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