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"hexa" is from "hex" (six) 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

"hexa-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

hexa- illustration Hexagonal Wire Netting is also known as Chicken Netting.
hexa- illustration Each one is indicated by a hexagram, which is a symbol made up by 6 lines.