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hip•po



Pronunciation: (hip'ō), [key]
n.,
pl. -pos.
Informal.
hippopotamus.

hippo-




a combining form appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “horse” (hippodrome); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (hippology). Also, esp. before a vowel,hipp-.

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

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