hecto-

hecto-

a combining form meaning “hundred,” used in the formation of compound words: hectograph; hectogram.
Also, hect-, hekt-, hekto-.


Origin:
< French, combining form representing Greek hekatón hundred

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hecto- or (before a vowel) hect-
 
prefix
h denoting 100: hectogram
 
[via French from Greek hekaton hundred]
 
hect- or (before a vowel) hect-
 
prefix
 
[via French from Greek hekaton hundred]

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hecto- or hect-
pref.
One hundred (102): hectogram.

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