Definition of poly- in English:


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combining form

  • 1Many; much: polyandry polychrome
  • 1.1 Chemistry Denoting the presence of many atoms or groups of a particular kind in a molecule: polycarbonate


from Greek polus 'much', polloi 'many'.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody