Meaning of -ARCH in English

-ARCH

[-arch] n comb form [ME -arche, fr. OF & LL & L; OF -arche, fr. LL -archa, fr. L -arches, -archus, fr. Gk -arches, -archos, fr. archein]: ruler: leader "matriarch"

[2]-arch adj comb form [prob. fr. G, fr. Gk arche beginning]: having (such) a point or (so many) points of origin "endarch"

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