Necro meaning

nekrō, nekrə
(Internet) To make a new post to a forum discussion that has been dormant for a long time, making the thread visible in the list of active topics; to bump.
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Dead body; corpse.

Necrophilia.

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Death.

Necrobiosis.

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Death.

Necrology.

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Corpse, dead tissue.

Necrophagia.

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(Internet, video game and card game slang) To practice necromancy; to bring back from the dead.
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(Internet, video game and card game slang) Necromancer.
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Origin of necro

  • < Gr nekros, dead body < IE base *ne-, physical death, corpse > L nex, death, nocere, to injure, necare, to kill

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek nekro- from nekros corpse nek-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition