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What can you tell about the meaning of astronaut from its Greek roots?

2. What do the latin prefix and root in transmit tell you about the word's meaning?

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1. 1. . It derives from the words Astro (Star) and Nautes (Sailor).

2. trans = across / mit = send, miss

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