eury-
combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from eurys; akin to Sanskrit uru broad, wide broad ; wide <
euryhaline
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  • eury- — ⇒EURY , élément préf. Élément formateur tiré du gr. « large », entrant dans la formation d adj. et de subst. dont le 2e élément est tiré du gr., princ. dans les domaines de l anthropol., de la biol. et de la zoologie. A. ANTHROPOLOGIE :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • eury... — eury...   [von griechisch eurýs »breit«, »weit«], Präfixoid mit den Bedeutungen: 1) breit, z. B. eurysom (»breitwüchsig«); 2) weiter Bereich (auf Umweltfaktoren bezogen), z. B. Euryökie …   Universal-Lexikon

  • eury- — [yo͞o′ri, yo͞o′rə; yoor′i, yoor′ə] [ModL < Gr < eurys, wide, broad < IE base * wer , broad > Sans uru] combining form wide, broad [euryhaline] …   English World dictionary

  • eury- — combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from eurys; akin to Sanskrit uru broad, wide : broad eurygnathic : wide eurybenthic …   Useful english dictionary

  • eury- — (suffix)) wide or broad. Opposite of steno …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • eury- — a combining form meaning broad, wide, used in the formation of compound words: eurypterid. [ < Gk, comb. form of eurýs wide] * * * …   Universalium

  • eury- — Broad, wide; opposite of steno . [G. eurys, wide] * * * [Gr. eurys wide] a combining form meaning wide or broad …   Medical dictionary

  • eury... — eu|ry..., Eu|ry... <aus gr. eurýs »breit, weit«> Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »breit; breite Schwankungen vertragend« (bes. in Bezug auf Umwelteinflüsse), z. B. euryhalin, Euryökie …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • eury- — combining form denoting a wide variety or range of something specified: eurytopic. Origin from Gk eurus wide …   English new terms dictionary

  • eury — (G). Broad, wide …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

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