Definitions

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

  • Half: demirelief.
  • To some degree; part; partly: demigod.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • half

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix, signifying half.

Etymologies

Middle English demi, a half of a measure or unit, from Old French, from Medieval Latin dīmedius, from Latin dīmidius, divided in half : dis-, dis- + medius, half; see medium.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin dimidium divided in half, via Old French and Middle English demi- half (Wiktionary)

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