a combining form meaning “darkness,” used in the formation of compound words: scotoma.
- scotland yard,
- scotland, church of,
Origin of scoto-
< Latin < Greek skoto- combining form of skótos darkness
a combining form representing Scots or Scottish in compound words: Scoto-Irish.
Origin of Scoto-
combining form of Medieval Latin Scōtus Scot
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