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 History of this Word

"eury" is from "eurus" (wide) 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

"eury-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

eury- illustration The red fox is a eurytopic species widespread in the area.
eury- illustration The red shrimp is a highly eurybathic crustacean species inhabiting a depth range running from 80 to 3,300 meters.