a combining form meaning “cover,” used in the formation of compound words: stegosaur.

Nearby words

  1. steffens, lincoln,
  2. stegner,
  3. stegner, wallace,
  4. stegnosis,
  5. stegnotic,
  6. stegodon,
  7. stegomyia,
  8. stegosaur,
  9. stegosaurus,
  10. steichen

Origin of stego-

combining form of Greek stégos roof Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019