sapro-


  1. a combining form meaning “rotten,” used in the formation of compound words: saprogenic.

Origin of sapro-

1
<Greek, combining form of saprós
  • Also especially before a vowel, sapr-.

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British Dictionary definitions for sapro-

sapro-

combining form
  1. indicating dead or decaying matter: saprogenic; saprolite

Origin of sapro-

1
from Greek sapros rotten

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