How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"diplo" is from "diploos" (double) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "double" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|It contains the names of members of the diplomatic staffs.|
|Most organisms are diploid, that is, they have two copies of every gene.|