Radix

Definition of Radix

Ra´dix   Pronunciation: rā´dĭks
n.1.(Philol.) A primitive word, from which spring other words; a radical; a root; an etymon.
2.(Math.) A number or quantity which is arbitrarily made the fundamental number of any system; a base. Thus, 10 is the radix, or base, of the common system of logarithms, and also of the decimal system of numeration.
3.(Bot.) The root of a plant.

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beginning, bulb, bulbil, commencement, conception, corm, derivation, genesis, grass roots, head, inception, origin, original, origination, provenience, radical, radicle, rhizome, rise, root, rootstock, source, stem, stock, tap, taproot, tuber, tubercle
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