chryso-


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

Nearby words

  1. chryselephantine,
  2. chrysiasis,
  3. chrysippus,
  4. chrysler,
  5. chrysler, walter percy,
  6. chrysoberyl,
  7. chrysocale,
  8. chrysocarpous,
  9. chrysocolla,
  10. chrysoderma

Also especially before a vowel, chrys-.

Origin of chryso-

combining form of Greek chrȳsós

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British Dictionary definitions for chryso-

chryso-

before a vowel chrys-

combining form

indicating gold or the colour of goldchryselephantine; chrysolite

Word Origin for chryso-

from Greek khrusos gold

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Medicine definitions for chryso-

chryso-

pref.

Gold; golden:chrysotherapy.

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