Copro

copro-

a combining form meaning “dung,” used in the formation of compound words: coprophagous.
Also, especially before a vowel, copr-.


Origin:
< Greek kopro-, combining form of kópros; cognate with Sanskrit śakrt

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copro- or (before a vowel) copr-
 
combining form
indicating dung or obscenity: coprology
 
[from Greek kopros dung]
 
copr- or (before a vowel) copr-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek kopros dung]

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copro-
comb. form meaning "dung, filth, excrement," before vowels copr-, from Mod.L. copro-, from Gk. kopros "dung."
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copro- pref.
Excrement; dung: coprostasis.

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