How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"plagio" is from "plagos" (side) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "slanting" or "offset" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|These shoots tend to be plagiotropic, i.e., the leaves are flattened to face one direction.|
|Often, feldspars are simply referred to as plagioclase and orthoclase.|