from The Century Dictionary.

  • A form of the prefix super- found in words from the older French. It is little used as an English formative, except technically in certain scientific terms, where it is equivalent to super- or supra-: as, suranal, surangular, surrenal, etc.

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  • noun a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks


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