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dino-

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  1. a combining form meaning “terrifying, frightful,” used in the formation of compound words: dinothere.
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Origin of dino-

< Greek deino-, combining form of deinós
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  • Had she not daily seen how her father missed Dino and the future he had dreamed of in that son?

    Romola

    George Eliot

  • It was touching to see how Dino clung to his little old fiddle.

  • He had brought the Duchess de Dino with him, and this relieved the character of his mission.

    Talleyrand

    Joseph McCabe

  • The Duchess of Dino was deeply anxious to see him reconciled.

    Talleyrand

    Joseph McCabe

  • Dino's face was in deep shadow when the Prior turned and addressed him.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant