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/ ˈtʃɪər oʊ /
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noun, plural chi·ros.
the ladyfish, Elops saurus.
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Origin of chiro
Other definitions for chiro (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “hand,” used in the formation of compound words: chiromancy.
Origin of chiro-
Combining form of Greek cheír hand
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British Dictionary definitions for chiro (1 of 2)
/ (ˈkaɪrəʊ) /
noun plural chiros
informal a chiropractor
British Dictionary definitions for chiro (2 of 2)
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
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