follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

clino-

1.
a combining form meaning “slope, incline,” and, in mineralogy, “monoclinic,” used in the formation of compound words:
clinometer.
Origin
< Latin -clīn(āre) (cognate with Greek klī́nein to cause to lean, Sanskrit śrayati he causes to lean) + -o-
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for clino

clino-

combining form
1.
indicating a slope or inclination clinometer
Word Origin
from New Latin, from Greek klinein to slant, lean
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
clino in Medicine

clino- or clin-
pref.
Slope; slant: clinocephaly.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for clino-

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for clino

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends