Classical Roots Ch. 9 - 10th Grade

  1. the earth
    gaia
  2. 1.  the point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is farthest from the earth.

    2.  The highest point; culmination; apex
    apogee
  3. 1.  Referring to the center of the earth in measurement or observation.

    2.  considering the earth as the center of a planetary system.
    geocentric
  4. The point in its orbit when a planet or a satellite (usually the moon) is nearest the earth.
    perigee
  5. earth, land, ground
    terra
  6. To bury; to place in a grave
    inter
  7. 1.  ceramic clay used in pottery, statuary, and construction

    2.  Referring to the color of the clay, a reddish brown that may vary from gray or orange to dark brown.
    terra cotta
  8. 1.  pertaining to the earth and its inhabitants

    2.  referring to the land as distinct from water or air
    terrestrial
  9. earth
    humus
  10. 1.  to dig out of the ground or from a grave; to disinter

    2.  To bring water to light; to uncover
    exhume
  11. Rich, dark organic material formed by decay of vegetable matter; essential to soil's fertility
    humus
  12. mountain
    mons, montis
  13. A swindler; a charlatan, a trickster
    mountebank
  14. of chief importance; primary; foremost
    paramount
  15. a high ridge of land jutting into a body of water; a headland
    promontory
  16. to feed (esp. cattle); to nourish
    pasco; pascere; pavi; pastum
  17. 1.  pertaining to a Christian minister or the duties accompanying the office.

    2.  Referring to life in open country or to fields for farming or grazing.

    3.  Pertaining to an idealized rural life
    pastoral
  18. open land; country
    rus; ruris
  19. 1.  Typical of country life and people; simple; rough

    2.  A rural person
    rustic
  20. 1.  to go to the country

    2.  To cause to become rustic
    rusticate
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