- a shortening of European used as a combining form, especially with the meaning “western European,” particularly in reference to the European financial market or the European Economic Community: Eurodollar; Eurofarmers.
Also especially before a vowel, Eur-.
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before a vowel eur-
- Europe or Europeaneurodollar
Word Origin and History for euro-
before vowels Eur-, word forming element meaning "Europe, European," from comb. form of Europe.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper