chrono-

chrono-

a combining form meaning “time,” used in the formation of compound words: chronometer.
Also, especially before a vowel, chron-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of chrónos

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chrono- or (before a vowel) chron-
 
combining form
indicating time: chronology; chronometer
 
[from Greek khronos time]
 
chron- or (before a vowel) chron-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek khronos time]

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chrono-
comb. form meaning "time," from Gk. khrono-, from khronos "time."
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chrono- or chron-
pref.
Time: chronobiology.

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