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calli-

1.
a combining form meaning “beautiful,” occurring in loanwords from Greek (calligraphy); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (callisthenics).
Origin
< Greek kalli- combining form of kállos beauty, akin to kalós beautiful, fair
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calli-

combining form
1.
beautiful: calligraphy
Word Origin
from Greek kalli-, from kallos beauty
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