eu- Word Origin

  1. a combining form meaning “good,” “well,” occurring chiefly in words of Greek origin (eupepsia); in scientific coinages, especially taxonomic names, it often has the sense “true, genuine” (eukaryote)

Origin of eu- Greek, combining form of eús good (adj.) or eú, eû (neuter, used as adv.) well British Dictionary definitions for eu- eu- combining form

  1. well, pleasant, or goodeupeptic; euphony

Word Origin for eu- via Latin from Greek, from eus good Word Origin and History for eu-

word-forming element in modern use meaning “good, well,” from comb. form of Greek eus “good,” eu “well” (adv.), also “luckily, happily,” from PIE *(e)su- “good” (cf. Sanskrit su- “good,” Avestan hu- “good”).

eu- in Medicine eu- pref.

  1. Good; well; true:eupepsia.
  2. A derivative of a specified substance:euglobulin.

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