sacr-

1 of 2

combining form (1)

variants or sacro-
1
: sacred : something sacred
sacral
2
: sacred and
sacropictorial

sacr-

2 of 2

combining form (2)

variants or sacro-
1
: sacrum
sacral
2
: sacrum and
sacrococcyx
: sacral and
sacrotuberous

Word History

Etymology

Combining form (1)

Middle English sacr-, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French, from Latin, from sacr-, sacer

Combining form (2)

New Latin, from sacrum

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“Sacr-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacr-. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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