-dytes

noun combining form

-dy·​tes
dəˌtēz
variants or less commonly -dyta
dətə,
₋dətə
: diver
in generic names chiefly of birds
Aptenodytes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek dytēs, from dyein to enter, dive in, sink

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“-dytes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-dytes. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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