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ur-

combining form
variants: or uro-

Definition of ur-

1 :urine
  • uric
2 :urinary tract
  • urology
3 :urinary and
  • urogenital
4 :urea
  • uracil

Origin and Etymology of ur-

New Latin, from Greek our-, ouro-, from ouron urine, from ourein to urinate — more at urine


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ur-

combining form
variants: or uro-

Definition of ur-

:tail
  • uropod

Origin and Etymology of ur-

New Latin, from Greek our-, ouro-, from oura tail — more at ass


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ur-

prefix, often capitalized \ ˈu̇r \

Definition of ur-

1 :original :primitive
  • ur-form
2 :original version of
  • urtext
3 :prototypical :arch-
  • ur-anticommunist

Origin and Etymology of ur-

German, from Old High German ir-, ur- thoroughly (perfective prefix) — more at abide


Ur

geographical name \ ˈər , ˈu̇r \

Definition of Ur

city of ancient Sumer
Note: The site of Ur is northwest of Basra in southern Iraq.

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