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 History of this Word

"stylo" is from "stylos" (post) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this prefix,
stylometer
stylolite
styliform
styliferous

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grammar is modifier

"stylo-" is a type of prefix

Definition

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

Examples of how the word is used

stylo- illustration Numerous stylographical errors were made as they recorded their thoughts on the sheets of gold.
stylo- illustration He recognised two sections based on flower bud shape, stamen numbers and stylopodium.