demi-

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Definition of demi-

1 : half demisemiquaver
2 : one that partly belongs to (a specified type or class) demigod

History and Etymology for demi-

Middle English, from demi, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *dimedius, modification of Latin dimidius, from dis- + medius mid — more at mid

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“Demi-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demi-. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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: half or partly

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