- a combining form meaning “sexual,” “reproductive,” used in the formation of compound words: gonophore.
Also especially before a vowel, gon-.
Origin of gono-
< Greek, combining form of gónos, gonḗ seed, generation; akin to Latin genus, Sanskrit janas
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before a vowel gon-
- sexual or reproductivegonorrhoea
New Latin, from Greek gonos seed
- Sexual; reproductive:gonophore.