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a combining form meaning “claws,” used in the formation of compound words: cheliferous.
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Origin of cheli-
Combining form representing Greek chēlḗchela1
Words nearby cheli-
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How to use cheli- in a sentence
Thence it follows the left bank southward right through188 to Cheli, where it ends.The International Development of China|Sun Yat-sen