a combining form meaning “friction,” used in the formation of compound words: triboelectricity.
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Origin of tribo-
combining form representing Greek trī́bein to rub; see -o-
Words nearby tribo-
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British Dictionary definitions for tribo-
Word Origin for tribo-
from Greek tribein to rub
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