a combining form with the meanings “having a tongue,” “speaking, writing, or written in a language” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: polyglot.

Nearby words

  1. -genic,
  2. -genin,
  3. -genous,
  4. -geny,
  5. -gerous,
  6. -gnathous,
  7. -gnomy,
  8. -gnosis,
  9. -gnostic,
  10. -gon

Origin of -glot

< Greek (Attic) -glottos -tongued, adj. derivative of glôtta tongue; see glotto-

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