Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

calli- Also cali-.

Beautiful.

[Greek kallos, beauty.]

Calligraphy (Greek graphein, write) is decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering; callisthenics (US calisthenics) (Greek sthenos, strength) are gymnastic exercises to achieve bodily fitness and grace of movement; a person or statue that is callipygian or callipygean (Greek pūgē, buttocks) has well-shaped buttocks; the callistemon (Greek stēmōn, thread or stamen), the bottlebrush plant, is so named because of its attractive long red or yellow stamens.

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