u. eco


[ek-oh; Italian e-kaw]
Umberto, born 1932, Italian novelist and philosopher.
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eco (ˈiːkəʊ)
a.  short for ecology
 b.  (as modifier): an eco group

Eco (ˈɛkəʊ)
Umberto. born 1932, Italian semiologist and writer. His novels include The Name of the Rose (1981) and Foucault's Pendulum (1988)

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compounding element abstracted from ecology, ecological; attested from 1969.
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eco- pref.
Ecology; ecological: ecosystem.

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