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 History of this Word

"oo" is from "oion" (egg) 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

"oo-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

oo- illustration The ootype is a glandular chamber near the center of the worm
oo- illustration Below, you will find all the information you will need to hatch an Ootheca (egg case) successfully.