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 History of this Word

"agogue" is from "aggos" (to lead) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this suffix,
hydragog
antisialagogue
cholagogue
psychagogue

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-agogue" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates "promoting the flow of something". Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-agogue illustration Try to include these foods that are well known galactagogues, that is, substances that encourage abundant breast milk.
-agogue illustration Administration of a growth hormone secretagog has also been performed in controlled trials.