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gymno-

1.
a combining form meaning “naked,” “bare,” “exposed,” used in the formation of compound words:
gymnoplast.
Also, especially before a vowel, gymn-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of gymnós
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British Dictionary definitions for gymno

gymno-

combining form
1.
naked, bare, or exposed: gymnosperm
Word Origin
from Greek gumnos naked
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Word Origin and History for gymno

gymno-

word-forming element meaning "naked, stripped, bare," from comb. form of Greek gymnos "naked, unclad; bare, mere" (see naked).

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