Xi in an old dictionary.
An example of xi is a letter you would see in the original version of Homer's Odyssey.
Origin of xiClassical Greek xi, earlier xei
Origin of xiGreek xei, xī
From Ancient Greek Î¾Îµá¿– (ksei), Î¾á¿– (ksi).
- (soccer) A football (soccer) team of eleven players.
- -mab is the base suffix common to all monoclonal antibodies. (See that entry for full paradigm.)
The beginning of the word chimera, with the x reflecting both the Greek etymology and the idea of crossed/mixed cell lines