picro-


Also found in: Medical.
Related to picro-: picric acid, picaro, PICO

picro-

or picr-
pref.
1. Bitter: picrotoxin.
2. Picric acid: picrate.

[Greek pikro-, from pikros, bitter; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]

picro-

or before a vowel

picr-

combining form
bitter: picrotoxin.
[from Greek pikros]