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"holo" is from "holos" (whole) 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

"holo-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

holo- illustration The Holocaust was one of the most horrific events of the 20th century.
holo- illustration The expansion of the concept of holographic or handwritten documents must include a discussion of the effectiveness of a document in accomplishing its intended purpose.