Origin of chilo-1
Words nearby chilo-
Other definitions for chilo- (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE CHILO-
What does chilo- mean?
This use of chilo- comes from the Greek cheîlos, meaning “lip.”
What are variants of chilo-?
Examples of chilo-
Chilotomy, meaning “an incision into the lip,” is one example of a medical term that features the combining form chilo-.
As we know, chilo- means “lip.” The second part of the word, -tomy, means “cutting, incision.” Chilotomy literally translates to “lip cutting.”
What are some words that use the combining form chilo- to mean “lip”?
What are some other forms that chilo- may be commonly confused with?
How to use chilo- in a sentence
The sage Chilo asked Esop what God was doing, and he answered that he was “depressing the proud and exalting the humble.”Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers|W. A. Clouston
It seems to be more 152probable that Chilo had his own reasons for not choosing that his friend should return to Rome.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
Lad, a brand-new knife is thine if thou'lt win for me those sandals of Chilo's!Nicanor - Teller of Tales|C. Bryson Taylor
In the course of a conversation, being asked by Chilo (one of the wise men of Greece), 'What is the employment of the gods?'Fables and Fabulists: Ancient and Modern|Thomas Newbigging
But what wouldst thou say, Chilo, were I to advise thee to buy not a male but a female slave?Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz