-ma·​chy | \ məkē, -ki \
plural -es

Definition of -machy

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: warfare : contest between or by means of logomachy

Definition of machy (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for -machy

Noun combining form

Greek -machia, from machē battle, fight (from machesthai to battle, fight) + -ia -y

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“-machy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-machy. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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