ichthyo-

ichthyo-

a combining form meaning “fish,” used in the formation of compound words: ichthyology.
Also, especially before a vowel, ichthy-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of ichthŷs fish

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ichthyo- or (before a vowel) ichthy-
 
combining form
indicating or relating to fishes: ichthyology
 
[from Latin, from Greek ikhthus fish]
 
ichthy- or (before a vowel) ichthy-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin, from Greek ikhthus fish]

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ichthyo- or ichthy-
pref.
Fish: ichthyoid.

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