chlor-

1

a combining form meaning “green,” used in the formation of compound words: chlorine.

Also especially before a consonant, chloro-1.

Origin of chlor-

1
combining form of Greek chlōrós light green, greenish yellow; akin to yellow, gold, gleam

chlor-

2

a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which chlorine is present: chloramine.
Also especially before a consonant, chloro-2.
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British Dictionary definitions for chlor-

chlor-

combining form

a variant of chloro-
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Medicine definitions for chlor-

chlor-

pref.

Variant ofchloro-
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