tauto-(redirected from taut-)
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tauto-(word root) same
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Same; identical: tautomerism.
[Greek, from tauto, the same, contraction of to auto : to, the; see to- in Indo-European roots + auto, neuter of autos, same, self.]
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tauto-or before a vowel
identical or same: tautology; tautonym.
[from Greek tauto, from to auto]
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a combining form meaning “same”: tautomerism.
[< Greek, comb. form of tautó, contraction of tò autó the same]
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