Definition of demi- in English:

demi-

Syllabification: demi-

prefix

  • 1Half; half-size: demisemiquaver demitasse
  • 2Partially; in an inferior degree: demigod demimonde

Origin

via French from medieval Latin dimedius 'half', from earlier dimidius.

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