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seismo-

1.
a combining form meaning “earthquake,” used in the formation of compound words:
seismograph.
Origin
see seism, -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for seismo-

seismo-

combining form
1.
earthquake: seismology
Word Origin
from Greek seismos
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Word Origin and History for seismo-

word-forming element meaning "earthquake," from comb. form of Greek seismos "a shaking, shock; an earthquake," from seiein "to shake," from PIE root *twei- "to agitate, shake, toss."

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