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-phil

 
word element [Gr.], one having an affinity for something. Also, -phile. adj., adj -phil´ic.
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-phil

, -phile-philic-philia
Affinity for, craving for.
See also: philo-.
[G. philos, fond, loving; phileō, to love]
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-phil

, -phile , -philic , -philia
Combining forms denoting affinity for, craving for.
[G. philos, fond, loving; phileō, to love]
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