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|part of speech:
||in astronomy, the alignment, either in conjunction or opposition, of three celestial bodies within the same gravitational system, esp. the sun, moon, and earth.
||in classical prosody, a metrical unit having two feet.
||any two things considered together, either as similar or opposite.
The word syzygy
contains the following parts:
that means with, together with
More about this word part:
The prefix sym-
occurs in Greek loanwords and hence attaches to Greek bases. It is an assimilated form of syn-
used before roots beginning with b, p, and m, such as "bio, bi, -be", "path, patho, -pathic, -pathy", and "metr, -meter, -metry". See syn-
and its other assimilated forms syl-
that means pair