hyps

1 of 2

plural of hyp

hyps-

2 of 2

combining form

variants or hypsi- or hypso-
1
: height
hypsography
2
: on high : aloft
hypsicephalic
hypsodont

Word History

Etymology

Combining form

in sense 1, from Greek, from hypsos; in sense 2, from Greek, from hypsi; Greek hypsos & Greek hypsi akin to Greek hypo under

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

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