tauto-


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tauto-

or taut-
pref.
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.]

tauto-

or before a vowel

taut-

combining form
identical or same: tautology; tautonym.
[from Greek tauto, from to auto]

tauto-

a combining form meaning “same”: tautomerism.
[< Greek, comb. form of tautó, contraction of tò autó the same]
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2] rispettivamente pre- e postnucleari), sia la sonorita della consonante postvocalica, sia essa tauto- o eterosillabica.