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tribo-

1.
a combining form meaning “friction,” used in the formation of compound words:
triboelectricity.
Origin
combining form representing Greek trī́bein to rub; see -o-
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tribo-

combining form
1.
indicating friction: triboelectricity
Word Origin
from Greek tribein to rub
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