a word element meaning `sleep' or `hypnosis', as in hypnology.

Also, (usually before vowels), hypn-. {Greek, combining form of hypnos sleep}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hypno- — a combining form meaning sleep, hypnosis, used in the formation of compound words: hypnotherapy. Also, esp. before a vowel, hypn . [ < Gk hýpno(s) sleep; see HYPNOS] * * * …   Universalium

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