How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"phylo" is from "phylon" (tribe) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "race", "kind" or "tribe" 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 region may have formed a phylarchy separate from that of the parent state.|
|The project provides information about the diversity of organisms on Earth and their evolutionary history (phylogeny).|