" 'Hydroplaning' is a heteroradical formed from the greek 'hydros' for 'water' and the latin 'planum' for 'a flat surface'.
- A word of mixed roots (from Latin and Greek, for example).
Either of a pair of homonyms that have different roots
Etymology: From the : 'hetero', meaning to differ, and the 'radix' for root.
(chemistry) An organic radical in which the unpaired electron is on an atom other than carbon
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