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variant of cardio- before a vowel:
Historical Examples

When he entered the seminary chapel on Thursday morning he found Father cardi alone.
The Gadfly E. L. Voynich

Farther cardi knew quite well with what kind of penitent he had to deal.
The Gadfly E. L. Voynich

The expression of his face was so unutterably hopeless and weary that Father cardi broke off suddenly.
The Gadfly E. L. Voynich

cardi- pref.
Variant of cardio-.


A cardigan sweater: Blue cardy, $100, by Lacoste (1960s+)


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