combining form
variants: or


Definition of rhipid-

  1. :  fan —chiefly in taxonomic names Rhipidistia Rhipidoglossa

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Origin and Etymology of rhipid-

New Latin, from Greek, from rhipid-, rhipis fan; akin to Greek rhip-, rhips wickerwork, rhiptein to throw, Old High German rīban to grate, rub, turn, twist, Middle Dutch wriven to rub, twist; basic meaning: turning

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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