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demi-




a combining form appearing in loanwords from French meaning “half ” (demilune), “lesser” (demitasse), or sometimes used with a pejorative sense (demimonde); on this model, also prefixed to words of English origin (demigod).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Demetrius Idemibastion

 

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