antipersonnel etymology

English word antipersonnel comes from English personnel (Employees; office staff.), English anti-

Detailed word origin of antipersonnel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
personnel English (eng) Employees; office staff.
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
antipersonnel English (eng) (military) Designed to kill soldiers.

Words with the same origin as antipersonnel

Descendants of personnel
Descendants of anti-
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