from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Having a specified kind or number of centers: polycentric.
  • suffix Having a specified object as the center: geocentric.
  • suffix Focused on or viewed in terms of a specified area, subject, or culture: anthropocentric; Afrocentric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix having a specified number of centres
  • suffix having a specified object at the centre, or as the focus of attention


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.