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malaco-

1.
a combining form meaning “soft,” used in the formation of compound words:
malacopterygian.
Origin
< Greek malako-, combining form of malakós
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British Dictionary definitions for malaco-

malaco-

combining form
1.
denoting softness: malacology, malacostracan
Word Origin
from Greek malakos
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