follow Dictionary.com

8 Words That Are Older Than You Think

demo-

1.
a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “people” (democratic); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (demography).
Origin
< Greek dēmo-, combining form of dêmos
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for demo-

demo-

combining form
1.
indicating people or population: demography
Word Origin
from Greek dēmos
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for demo-

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for demo

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends