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a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -drome.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for -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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