esp US -rrhea
n combining form
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Word Origin for -rrhoea
Words nearby -rrhoea
WORDS THAT USE -RRHOEA
What does -rrhoea mean?
The form -rrhoea comes from the Greek rhoía, meaning “a flow” (like a stream).
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Examples of -rrhoea
An example of one word that features -rrhoea is logorrhoea, meaning “excessive, uncontrollable, or incoherent talkativeness.”
What are some words that use the combining form -rrhoea?
- diarrhoea (from the Greek diárrhoia)
What are some other forms that -rrhoea may be commonly confused with?