Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A native drink in the Philippine Islands, containing a large proportion of the poisonous principle of wood-alcohol.
  • noun A native wine from northern Luzon.
  • noun The combining form, in various scientific terms, of Latin basis (Gr. βάσις), base. See basis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A combining form, especially in anatomical and botanical words, to indicate the base or position at or near a base; forming a base; as, basibranchials, the most ventral of the cartilages or bones of the branchial arches; basicranial, situated at the base of the cranium; basifacial, basitemporal, etc.

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  • prefix anatomy, botany Positioned at the base; forming a base.

Etymologies

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From Latin basis.

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