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 History of this Word

"equi" is from "aequus" (equal), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, "equi" is a word added to another word to make a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"equi-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

equi- illustration This problem asked for a point equidistant to these three points
equi- illustration The metric equivalent is 4047 square meter