Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An element in compound words of Greek origin, meaning ‘one's own,’ ‘private,’ ‘peculiar.’

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

  • A combining form from the Greek 'i`dios, meaning private, personal, peculiar, distinct.

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  • prefix Forming compound words having the sense of individuality, peculiarity, separateness.

Etymologies

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Representing a combining form of Ancient Greek ἴδιος ("own, personal, distinct").

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