semantophore etymology

English word semantophore comes from English -phore (Bearer, carrier or conveyor.), English semanto- (Semantic.)

Detailed word origin of semantophore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phore English (eng) Bearer, carrier or conveyor.
semanto- English (eng) Semantic.
semantophore English (eng) The portion of something that carries information or meaning, such a DNA molecule or the semantic component of a Chinese character.

Words with the same origin as semantophore

Descendants of -phore
adenophorous androphore carpophore chromophore electrophore gametophore iodophor luminophore mechanophore myophore necrophore nectophore odontophore onomatophore oophore oöphore phagophore pharmacophore photophore pogonophore polyphore rhinophoral siderophore zygophore
Descendants of semanto-
semantogram semantosyllabic