eroto-


a combining form with the meaning “sexual desire,” used in the formation of compound words: erotomania.

Nearby words

  1. erotic,
  2. erotica,
  3. eroticism,
  4. eroticize,
  5. erotism,
  6. erotogenesis,
  7. erotogenic,
  8. erotogenic zone,
  9. erotology,
  10. erotomania

Origin of eroto-

< Greek, combining form, equivalent to erōt- (stem of érōs) Eros + -o- -o-

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British Dictionary definitions for eroto-

eroto-

combining form

denoting erotic desire, excitement, etcerotogenic; erotology

Word Origin for eroto-

from Greek erōt-, erōs love

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