a combining form meaning “iron,” used in the formation of compound words: siderolite.
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Also especially before a vowel, sider-.
Origin of sidero-1
< Greek sidēro-, combining form of sídēros iron
Words nearby sidero-
Definition for sidero- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “star,” “constellation,” used in the formation of compound words: siderostat.
Origin of sidero-2
< Latin sīder- (stem of sīdus) star-group + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for sidero-
before a vowel sider-
Word Origin for sidero-
from Greek sidēros
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Medical definitions for sidero-
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