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 History of this Word

"omo" is from "omo" (shoulder) 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

"omo-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

omo- illustration This triangle is bisected by the omohyoid muscle.
omo- illustration The principle art of this kind is divination by a shoulder-blade, technically called omoplatoscopy.