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 History of this Word

"baro" is from "baros" (weight) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


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

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grammar is modifier

"baro-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "pressure" or "weight" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

baro- illustration It has been known for a long time that the barometric pressure has an effect on fishing.
baro- illustration The barycenter is actually the common axis of rotation of the Earth-Moon system.