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chalco-

1.
a learned borrowing from Greek meaning “copper,” used in the formation of compound words:
chalcolithic.
Origin
< Greek chalko-, combining form of chalkós copper
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chalco-

combining form
1.
indicating copper or a copper alloy: chalcopyrite, chalcolithic
Word Origin
from Greek khalkos copper
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