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pleio-

1.
variant of pleo-.
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British Dictionary definitions for pleio

pleio-

combining form
1.
a variant of plio-
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Word Origin and History for pleio

pleio-

also pleo-, word-forming element meaning "more," from comb. form of Greek pleion "larger, greater in quantity, the more part, very many" (comp. of polys "much"), from PIE *ple- (cf. Latin plere "to fill," plebes, "the populace, the common people;" Greek plethein "be full," pleres "full"), possibly a variant of *pele- (1) "to fill" (see poly-).

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