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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix which formerly properly indicated the second in a regular series of compound in the series, and not to its composition, but which is now generally employed in the same sense as bi- or di-, although little used.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a prefix which denotes strictly the second term in an order or a series.

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