Meaning of -AGOGUE in English


a combining form with the meaning "leader, bringer," of that named by the initial element, occurring in loanwords from Greek ( demagogue; pedagogue ); used also in medical terms that denote substances inducing the expulsion or secretion of that named by the initial element ( cholagogue; hemagogue ).

Also, -agog .

[ -agogos, -e, -on, akin to ágein to lead, c. L agere to lead, drive, ON aka to carry, convey ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .