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a combining form representing metal in compound words: metallography.
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Origin of metallo-
<Greek, combining form of métallon
Words nearby metallo-
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Example sentences from the Web for metallo-
Et ex eodem metallo, ait tubicen, velut sternutamento audias.The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman|Laurence Sterne
British Dictionary definitions for metallo-
denoting metalmetallography; metalloid; metallurgy
Word Origin for metallo-
from Greek metallon
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Medical definitions for metallo-
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