eu- Word Origin
- 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
- 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.
- Good; well; true:eupepsia.
- A derivative of a specified substance:euglobulin.