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peri-

Definitions

prefix

  1. enclosing, encircling, or around   ⇒ pericardium, pericarp, perigon
  2. near or adjacent   ⇒ perihelion

Word Origin

from Greek peri around, near, about

Example Sentences Including 'peri-'

There are coffeepots with triangles battling circles around their peri- meter.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
There is no plan to increase the supply of land for urban settlement and peri- urban land.
SA Star (2005)

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