chiro


[ad_1] noun, plural chi·ros.
  1. the ladyfish, Elops saurus.

  1. a combining form meaning “hand,” used in the formation of compound words: chiromancy.

noun plural chiros

  1. informal a chiropractor

combining form

  1. indicating the hand; of or by means of the handchiromancy

before verbs chir-, word-forming element meaning “hand,” from Latinized form of Greek kheiro-, comb. form of kheir (genitive kheiros) “the hand,” from PIE *ghes- “hand” (cf. Hittite keshshar, Armenian jern “hand”).

pref.

  1. Variant ofcheiro-
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