brachy-

brachy-

a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “short,” used in the formation of compound words: brachycerous.

Origin:
< Greek, combining form of brachýs

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brachy-
 
combining form
indicating something short: brachycephalic
 
[from Greek brakhus short]

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brachy-
comb. form of Gk. brakhys "short" (see brief (adj.)).
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brachy- pref.
Short: brachydactyly.

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