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chloro-(word root) green
Examples of words with the root chloro-: chlorophyll
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1. Green: chlorosis.
2. Chlorine: chloroform.
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chloro-or before a vowel
1. indicating the colour green: chlorophyll.
2. (Chemistry) chlorine: chloroform.
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a combining form meaning “green”: chlorophyll.
[comb. form of Greek chlōrós light green, greenish yellow]
a combining form in the names of chemical compounds with chlorine present: chlorocarbon.Also, esp. before a vowel, chlor-.
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