Cross-Reference Groups: ba-by
From time to time, new units are added to this Cross-reference
group that have been “completed”; that is, with as many definitions
as can be found or with a significant number of examples.
bacchus [BAK uhs] (Greek > Latin: an ancient Greek and Roman god of wine
and revelry; earlier called Dionysus by the Greeks).
bentho-, benth– (Greek: deep; the fauna and flora of the bottom of
the sea; sea bottom; depth [by extension, this element includes lake, river, and
bio-, bi-, –bia, –bial, –bian, –bion,
–biont, –bius, –biosis, –bium, –biotic, –biotical,
–biotic (Greek: life; living, live, alive).
borborygmo-, borborygm– (Greek > Latin: intestinal rumblings, to
rumble; gurgling, and splashings).
bosci, bosc– (Greek > Latin: to feed, graze).
botul-, botuli– (Latin: [botulus] sausage).
brachio-, brachi– (Greek: arm [especially the upperarm from the shoulder
to the elbow]).
brady– (Greek: slow, slowness; delayed, tardy).
bronto-, bront– (Greek: thunder).
butyro-, butyr– (Greek > Latin: butter; from bou[s] , “ox,
cow” plus tyro[s], “cheese”).