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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hyper- \Hy"per-\ [Gr. "ype`r over, above; akin to L. super, E. over. See Over, and cf. Super-.] 1. A prefix signifying over, above; as, hyperphysical, hyperthyrion; also, above measure, abnormally great, excessive; as, hyper[ae]mia, hyperbola, hypercritical, hypersecretion. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. [Obs.] See Per-. [1913 Webster]