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  1. a combining form representing picric or picric acid in compound words: picramic acid.
  2. a combining form meaning “bitter”, used in the formation of compound words: picrite.
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Also especially before a vowel, picr-.
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British Dictionary definitions for picro-


before a vowel picr-

combining form
  1. bitterpicrotoxin
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Word Origin

from Greek pikros
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picro- in Medicine


  1. Bitter:picrotoxin.
  2. Picric acid:picrate.
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