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yester-

1.
a combining form, now unproductive, occurring in words that denote an extent of time one period prior to the present period, the nature of the period being specified by the second element of the compound:
yesterweek.
Origin
Middle English; Old English geostran, giestron; cognate with Dutch gisteren, German gestern; akin to Latin hesternus of yesterday
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British Dictionary definitions for yester-

yester-

prefix
1.
indicating the day before today yesterday
2.
indicating a period of time before the present one yesteryear
Word Origin
Old English geostran; compare German gestern, Latin hesternus of yesterday
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