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macrobiotics

mac·ro·bi·o·tics

macrobiotics

 
pronunciation:
mae kro baI a tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) a philosophical view that emphasizes living in harmony with nature, esp. through a diet of whole grains and vegetables, which is thought to promote long life.
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The word macrobiotics contains the following parts:
macro- Greek prefix that means large, long
synonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly
antonyms:
min, micro-
 
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology