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pneumato-(word root) breath, spirit
Examples of words with the root pneumato-: pneumatology
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1. Air; gas: pneumatolysis.
2. Breath; respiration: pneumatometer.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
air; breath or breathing; spirit: pneumatophore; pneumatology.
[from Greek pneuma, pneumat-, breath; see pneuma]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a combining form meaning “air,” “breath,” “spirit”: pneumatology; pneumatophore.
[< Greek, comb. form of pneûma; see pneuma]
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