Z250 - Latin & Greek Roots Index. Word Roots and Prefixes. Robert Harris Version Date: December 27, 2013 Previous: February 25, 2012 Original: October 13, 1997 This list contains some of the common roots and prefixes that make up the building blocks of numerous English words.
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