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 History of this Word

"galacto" is from "galakt" (milk) 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

"galacto-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

galacto- illustration The Milky Way is the galaxy which is the home of our Solar System.
galacto- illustration I believe that galactin will become a nutrient of huge visibility in the industry.