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chiro

[ cheer-oh ]
/ ˈtʃɪər oʊ /
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noun, plural chi·ros.
the ladyfish, Elops saurus.
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Origin of chiro

Origin uncertain

Other definitions for chiro (2 of 2)

chiro-

a combining form meaning “hand,” used in the formation of compound words: chiromancy.
Also cheiro-.

Origin of chiro-

Combining form of Greek cheír hand
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British Dictionary definitions for chiro (1 of 2)

chiro
/ (ˈkaɪrəʊ) /

noun plural chiros
informal a chiropractor

British Dictionary definitions for chiro (2 of 2)

chiro-

cheiro-


combining form
indicating the hand; of or by means of the handchiromancy

Word Origin for chiro-

via Latin from Greek kheir hand
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Medical definitions for chiro

chiro-

pref.
Variant ofcheiro-
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