a combining form meaning “male,” used in the formation of compound words: androsterone.
- Also andr-.
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How to use andro- in a sentence
This term has Latin roots: Andro- meaning “man” and -gyne, meaning “woman.”What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means | Debby Herbenick PhD, Aleta Baldwin | February 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The prince was tired, too tired to summon Andro to pull off his tight patent-leather boots.Majesty | Louis Couperus
Andro went out and the strange, indolent vacancy overcame Othomar once more.Majesty | Louis Couperus
O bolloben te rackel tutt andre sawe kolester, kai me wium adre te me tshawa tiro rum shin andro meraben.The English Gipsies and Their Language | Charles G. Leland
The name of our renowned soothsayer is liberally used as an authority, throughout all the prophecies published by Andro Hart.Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Volume III (of 3) | Walter Scott
He appointed Andro the Penman and his brother John officers of the garrison during his absence.The Black Douglas | S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for andro-
male; masculine: androsterone
(in botany) stamen or anther: androecium
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