Ben's Greek & Latin

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  1. 101
    canis
    • dog
    • 1. canine - a dog; dog-like
    • 2. Canis Major - "Great Dog", a constellation in the shape of a dog
  2. 102
    feles
    • cat
    • 1. feline - a cat; cat-like
    • 2. felinophobia - fear of cats
  3. 103
    leon
    • lion
    • 1. lion - the largest of member of the cat family Felidae
    • 2. leopard - tawny panther with black spots
  4. 104
    equus
    • horse
    • 1. equestrian - a person skilled in horse riding; pertaining to horseback riding
    • 2. equine - of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse
  5. 105
    caballus
    • horse
    • 1. cavalry - a division of an army in which the soldiers ride horses
    • 2. cavalcade - procession of riders on horseback, or in carriages
  6. 106
    hippos
    • horse
    • 1. hippopotamus - river horse
    • 2. hippodrome - horse race track
  7. 107
    porcus
    • pig, hog, swine
    • 1. porcupine - spiny or prickly pig shaped rodent
    • 2. porpoise - a blunt, snouted, aquatic mammal, similar to a dolphin
  8. 108
    ornis
    ornithos
    • bird
    • 1. ornithology - study of the nature and habits of birds
    • 2. ornithivorous - bird-eating
  9. 109
    avis
    • bird
    • 1. aviary - a large building in which birds are kept
    • 2. aviator - pilot of an airplane
  10. 110
    grex
    gregis
    • flock, herd, drove, group, troop, company
    • 1. congregate - gather together as a group
    • 2. segregate - to separate from the group
  11. 111
    omnis
    • each, every, all
    • 1. omnipotence - all power
    • 2. omnipresent - present everywhere
  12. 112
    amphi
    • both
    • 1. amphitheater - theater with audience on both sides of the central stage area
    • 2. amphibian - animal, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders, which can live and breath both in water and on land
  13. 113
    ambi
    • on both sides, around, surround
    • 1. ambidextrous - able to use both hands with equal skill (to have two right hands)
    • 2. ambivalent - to be attracted and repulsed at the same time; undecided
  14. 114
    eu
    • well, good, pleasant
    • 1. eulogy - a speech of praise for a deceased person
    • 2. euphony - pleasing sounds of a voice or music
  15. 115
    malus
    • bad, ugly, evil, ill
    • 1. malady - illness, any undesirable condition
    • 2. malaria - bad air; a disease carried by some mosquitoes
  16. 116
    e
    ex
    • out of, beyond, from, former
    • 1. exit - to go out; the door through which you leave
    • 2. exclude - the shut out of a group
  17. 117
    archos
    • chief, principle, primitive
    • 1. archeology - study of the beginnings of man
    • 2. architect - one who designs new buildings
  18. 118
    arcus
    • bow, arc
    • 1. arc - part of a circle
    • 2. archer - one who shoots arrows with a bow; the constellation Sagittarius
  19. 119
    circum
    • around, about
    • 1. circle - a perfectly round plane figure
    • 2. circa - around or about, used with dates which are not exact
  20. 120
    kyklos
    • ring, circle, wheel
    • 1. bicycle - rider propelled vehicle with two wheels
    • 2. cyclone - a storm characterized by circular wind motion; a tornado
  21. 121
    peri
    • around
    • 1. perimeter - distance around outside of an area
    • 2. periscope - device for seeing around obstacles
  22. 122
    theos
    • god
    • 1. theology - knowledge or study of god
    • 2. pantheon - temple in Rome built to worship all the Roman gods
  23. 123
    deus
    • god
    • 1. deity - having the character of a god, object of worship
    • 2. adieu - parting salutation, go with God
  24. 124
    divinus
    • god-like
    • 1. divine - relating to or proceeding directly from God or a god
    • 2. diva - a goddess; a celebrated woman opera singer
  25. 125
    homo
    hominis
    • man, human being
    • 1. homo sapiens - man as a thinking species
    • 2. humane - marked by compassion for humans or animals
  26. 126
    anthropos
    • man, mankind, humankind
    • 1. anthropology - the study of mankind
    • 2. anthropomorphic - having human form
  27. 127
    vir
    • man, manly, masculine
    • 1. virile - manly
    • 2. virtue - manly strength or courage; moral excellence
  28. 128
    femina
    • woman
    • 1. female - the gender that can produce eggs or bear offspring
    • 2. feminine - having qualities associated with women
  29. 129
    infans
    infantis
    • inability to speak
    • 1. infant - speechless; one who cannot yet speak
    • 2. infantile - behaving like and infant or child
  30. 130
    pais
    paidos
    • child
    • 1. pediatrician - a doctor for children
    • 2. encyclopedia - a series of books which provide a child a well-rounded knowledge on all subjects
  31. 131
    schole
    • leisure, free time
    • 1. school - a place of education; a group of fish swimming together
    • 2. scholarly - pertaining to or characterizing a scholar
  32. 132
    ludo
    lucus
    • play, mock
    • 1. elude, elusive - to avoid cleverly; to escape
    • 2. ludicrous - laughable, ridiculous, absurd
  33. 133
    iatros
    • doctor, physician, comforter
    • 1. psychiatrist - doctor for the mind and soul
    • 2. pediatrician - a children's physician
  34. 134
    medicus
    • physician
    • 1. medicine - any substance used in treatment of disease or illness
    • 2. medication - use or application of medicine
  35. 135
    sanus
    • healthy, not diseased or injured
    • 1. insane - mentally ill or abnormal, not of healthy mind
    • 2. sanitary - clean and healthy
  36. 136
    holos
    • whole, entire, complete
    • 1. hologram - three-dimensional picture of a while object or whole person
    • 2. catholic - universal; applicable to all men; the universal church, or the whole body of Christians
  37. 137
    rhinos
    • nose; snout
    • 1. rhinoceros - large animal with one or two horns on its snout
    • 2. rhinoscope - instrument examining the interior of the nose
  38. 138
    cornu
    • horn
    • 1. cornet - horn, a brass instrument like a trumpet
    • 2. cornucopia - horn of plenty
  39. 139
    derma
    • skin, hide, shell
    • 1. epidermis - outer layer of skin
    • 2. hypodermic - under the skin
  40. 140
    cutis
    • skin, hide
    • 1. cuticle - thin, outermost thin layer of skin; the epidermis
    • 2. cutaneous - belonging to the skin
  41. 141
    cor
    cordis
    • heart
    • 1. core - the central or innermost part; the "heart" of anything
    • 2. encourage - to give confidence to
  42. 142
    dorsum
    • back
    • 1. dorsal fin - the fin on the back of sharks, dolphins, orca, and some fish
    • 2. endorse - to sign on the back of a document or check; support
  43. 143
    athlon
    • prize, award
    • 1. athlete - a person trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina
    • 2. pentathlon - athletic contest of five separate sports
  44. 144
    agon
    • contest, struggle, trial
    • 1. agony - intense mental or physical suffering from struggling with a challenge or problem
    • 2. antagonize - to act in opposition to; to struggle against
  45. 145
    dromos
    • race course, runway, running
    • 1. aerodrome - airport runway
    • 2. palindrome - a word, sentence, or verse that reads the same backward or forward
  46. 146
    mons
    montis
    • mountain
    • 1. mountainous - terrain containing many mountains
    • 2. mount - to rise, ascend
    • 3. paramount - superior to or rising above all others
  47. 147
    humus
    • earth, soil
    • 1. humiliate - to make someone feel low
    • 2. humble - near the ground
    • 3. humility - a spirit of lowliness
  48. 148
    folium
    • leaf
    • 1. foliage - the leaves of a plant or tree
    • 2. portfolio - a case for carrying loose sheets of paper, music, art, etc.
  49. 149
    sal
    salis
    • salt
    • 1. salary - fixed payment made periodically to a person for regular work
    • 2. saline - like salt; salty
  50. 150
    mare
    • sea, ocean
    • 1. marine - of, or relating to, the sea; a sea-soldier
    • 2. submarine - ship which goes under water in the ocean
  51. 151
    naus
    • ship, boat
    • 1. nautical - pertaining to ships
    • 2. aeronaut - an early name for an aviator; airline pilot
  52. 152
    navis
    • ship, boat
    • 1. navy - the maritime section of a nation's defense
    • 2. circumnavigate - to sail completely around a land mass or the world
  53. 153
    homos
    • same, common, joint
    • 1. homograph - words with the same spelling but different origin and meaning
    • 2. homonym - words having the same sound pr pronunciation but different spelling and meaning
  54. 154
    heteros
    • other, different
    • 1. heterogeneous - different kind or nature
    • 2. heterography - incorrect spelling
  55. 155
    cardo
    cardinis
    • hinge
    • 1. cardinal - essential, main; a songbird with bright red feathers
    • 2. Cardinal - one of 70 princes of the Roman Catholic Church
  56. 156
    porta
    • door, gate, entry
    • 1. airport - a place where airplanes land and take off
    • 2. porch - a covered area around the entrance to a house
  57. 157
    porto
    portatum
    • to carry
    • 1. portable - capable of being carried by hand or in person
    • 2. export - to carry out; to send goods or info out
    • 3. import - to carry in; to bring something in
  58. 158
    novus
    • new
    • 1. novel - a fictitious story of a book length
    • 2. novice - a beginner, an inexperienced person
  59. 159
    ordo
    ordinis
    • row, array, command
    • 1. orderly - systematically arranged, regular; obedient to rules
    • 2. extraordinary - out of the ordinary; remarkable
  60. 160
    saeculum
    • age, century
    • 1. secular - worldly as opposed to ecclesiastical or church-related
    • 2. secularize - convert from church to civil property or use

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