-andry


a combining form occurring in nouns corresponding to adjectives ending in -androus: polyandry.

Nearby words

  1. -ana,
  2. -ance,
  3. -ancy,
  4. -and,
  5. -androus,
  6. -ane,
  7. -ant,
  8. -anthous,
  9. -anum,
  10. -anus

Origin of -andry

< Greek -andria. See andr-, -y3

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British Dictionary definitions for -andry

-andry

n combining form

indicating number of husbandspolyandry

Word Origin for -andry

from Greek -andria, from anēr man

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