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Valerian Root, All About
True Wild Valerian Root, Valeriana officinalis The name "Valerian" is derived from the Latin valere , which means "to be strong" and refers to both the health benefits of the plant as well as its distinct odor. The plant was known as "...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary V
Ague Root: Correspondences
Aletris farinosa Folk Names: Ague Grass, Bitter Grass, Black-Root, Crow Corn, Stargrass, Starwort, True Unicorn Root, Unicorn Root Powers: Protection...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary A
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
King James Bible: Mark, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land. 4:2 And he taught them many things by...
New Testament >> Mark
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
Spring Cleaning for Your Body
Spring is that time of year when most of us feel the need to throw open the windows, beat the rugs, roll up our sleeves and start scrubbing our living space. Fertility rites. Out with the stale old stuff, in with the fresh new things, bringing with it the...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 13
Chapter 13 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 13:2 As they...
New Testament >> The Acts

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Word Decoding- Root words, Prefixes, Suffixes, and Phonics:
PREFIXES ~ SUFFIXES. ROOT WORDS. PREFIX—a word part that can be added to the beginning of a word to make a new word.
Building Vocabulary: Common Root Words
Summary: Lists and defines common Greek and Latin root words. Learning you could gather some sort of meaning for the word from the root meaning, wise.
Boise School District Prefix, Suffix, and Root Word Master List For
Boise School District, 2007. Edited 6/20/07. 1.

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Pleasant Ridge photographer hopes exhibit can help people see world in new light
Luxgnos is a combination of "lux," the root word for "light" and "gnos" which stands for knowledge or knowing.
Psychoanalysis: A Treatment of the Soul
Too, Freud would have known that there was an earlier meaning to the root word psyche, and this earlier meaning gave his new science added depth. As well as meaning "soul," psyche also meant "butterfly." The soul is a liberated being.
Week in Words
All have kept the German spelling to acknowledge the connection to the root word. —Ms. McKean is a lexicographer and the founder of Wordnik, an online dictionary focusing on how words are used today.
Science Diction: The Origin Of 'Chemistry'
And based on this edict, as well as several hieroglyphic inscriptions, people such as Plutarch in 100 AD insisted that the root word chem was derived from the name of ancient Egypt, which was called the land of chem, or alchemia.
Letter from America: The Essence of Ramadan
(2:183) The word "Ramadan" comes from the Arabic root word for "parched thirst" and "sun-baked ground." Through fasting, a Muslim experiences hunger and thirst, and sympathizes with those in the world who have little to eat and drink every day.

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Know Your Roots: The web's largest word root directory
A long list of root words and prefixes in simplified form. It links to study lists of words relating to these root words in our word list archive.
Root (linguistics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Understanding Root Words
A root word is a real word. We make new words from root words by adding prefixes and suffixes. What is a word family?
root word - definition of root word by the Free Online Dictionary
Noun, 1. root word - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; " thematic vowels are part of the stem".
root word, root words- WordWeb dictionary definition
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed "thematic vowels are part of the root word"; - root, base, stem, theme, radical.

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