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geo-
Prefix
geo-

from the Greek word gē or gaia meaning earth, in the sense of "ground", "land"

A Few Words...

  • Geology: science of the 'earth'
  • Geographer: the study of the 'earth', specifically rocks and the earth's crust
  • Geography: a person who studies the regions of the earth
  • Geode: a hollow stone found on earth that it lined on the inside with crystals
  • Geologist: scientist who studies geology


Recent Affixes/Roots

Here's an Example...

Standing under the geodesic dome of the national library, the geologist noticed some geometrical lines drawn on a map. These were left by his father, a geographer, and must point to the locations of the geodes that he discovered many years ago.


Illustration

For Educators...

A poetic description of the earth's cycles. Describes complex concepts such as gravity, changes in season and growth using interesting illustrative techniques.






Rootagories Top Ten (geo-)

UsernameScore
JazmyneD205
JesiahP155
DjenneT150
ChrisE140
AsaanD140
DalieahS130
StacianaD130
NalahJ110
KrisJ90
ArchieA70
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