greek and latin roots #3

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16 terms · philia and tropos

Tropos

Turning

Tropics

the area of the earth from the equator north to the Tropic of Cancer and South to the Tropic of Capricorn

tropical

the climate of the earth in the tropics

phototropic

turning toward light as leaves and flowers do

heliotrope

a flower named for its tendency to turn torward the sun

tropophilous

plants or trees which like a change or turning

thermotropism

turning toward heat as cats do

philosopher

one who loves wisdom

Philadelphia

city of brotherly love

philanthropist

one who cares for the fellow man

phillumenist

one who collects mackbox covers

philogynist

one who loves women

philologist

one who loves words

philtre

love potion

Anglophile

one who loves England

francophile

one who loves France

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