How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"epi" is from "epi" (upon) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "over" or "near" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|There are many species of algae, including seaweeds, that are epiphytes on other aquatic plants.|
|Is the fact of a stable population size an epiphenomenon of decisions whose motivation has no direct relationship to the observed outcome?|