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necr-

combining form

Definition of necr-

  1. 1 :  those that are dead <necrophilia>

  2. 2 :  one that is dead <necropsy>



Variants of necr-

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necro-

Origin and Etymology of necr-

Late Latin, from Greek nekr-, nekro-, from nekros dead body — more at noxious


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