A prefix meaning all, or whole.
Sometimes it also means the jioning into a whole.

For example:

panomphaean - all-oracular

panoptic - all-embracing, viewing all aspects

panopticon - prison where all inmates can be watched from one point

panpharmacon - universal remedy

panpsychism - theory that all nature has a psychic side

pansexualism - theory that all thought derived from sexual instinct

pansophy - universal knowledge

pantagamy - universal bachelorhood

pantarchy - government by all the people, world government

pantechnicon - receptacle holding many miscellaneous objects

pantisocracy - government by all equally

pantophagy - omnivorousness

pantophobia - morbid fear of everything

pantopragmatic - meddling in everybody's business

pantoscope - panoramic camera

Pan- (?), Pan"ta- (?), Pan"to- (?). [Gr. , m., ,neut., gen. , all.]

Combining forms signifying all, every; as, panorama, pantheism, pantagraph, pantograph. Pan- becomes pam- before b or p, as pamprodactylous.


© Webster 1913.

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