[ee-doh] /ˈi doʊ/

a revised and simplified form of Esperanto, introduced in 1907.
an artificial language; a modification of Esperanto

1908, artificial language based on Esperanto, devised 1907; from Ido -ido “offspring,” suffix representing Latin -ida, Greek -ides.

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  • Idol

    [ahyd-l] /ˈaɪd l/ noun 1. an image or other material object representing a deity to which religious worship is addressed. 2. Bible. 3. any person or thing regarded with blind admiration, adoration, or devotion: Madame Curie had been her childhood idol. 4. a mere image or semblance of something, visible but without substance, as a […]

  • Idolater

    [ahy-dol-uh-ter] /aɪˈdɒl ə tər/ noun 1. Also, idolist [ahyd-l-ist] /ˈaɪd l ɪst/ (Show IPA). a worshiper of idols. 2. a person who is an immoderate admirer; devotee. n. late 14c., ydolatrer “idol-worshipper,” from Old French idolatre, contracted from Late Latin idololatres, from Ecclesiastical Greek eidololatres “idol-worshipper” (see idolatry).

  • Idolatrize

    /aɪˈdɒləˌtraɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) a less common word for idolize 2. (intransitive) to indulge in the worship of idols

  • Idolatrous

    [ahy-dol-uh-truh s] /aɪˈdɒl ə trəs/ adjective 1. worshiping . 2. blindly adoring. 3. of or relating to . adj. 1540s, from idolater + -ous.

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