variants: or sacro-

Definition of sacr-

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Definition of sacr- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : sacrum sacral
2 : sacrum and sacrococcyx : sacral and sacrotuberous

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History and Etymology for sacr-

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-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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