-dromous


a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -drome.

Nearby words

  1. -des,
  2. -diene,
  3. -diol,
  4. -dom,
  5. -drome,
  6. -ea,
  7. -eae,
  8. -ean,
  9. -ectasia,
  10. -ectomy

Origin of -dromous


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British Dictionary definitions for -dromous

-dromous

adj combining form

moving or runninganadromous; catadromous

Word Origin for -dromous

via New Latin from Greek -dromos, from dromos a running

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