How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"neo" is from "neos" ("new") 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.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "new" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The neophyte senators play a key role.|
|The neotype established by him in 1942 is nearly identical to the study samples from this limestone exposure.|