combining form
variants: or


Definition of mec-

  1. :  length :  long Mecodonta mecometer

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of mec-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek mēko-, from mēkos length; akin to Greek makros long — more at meager

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mec-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!