ptero-(redirected from pter-)
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ptero-(word root) wing, feather
Examples of words with the root ptero-: pterodactyl
(Zoology) wing, feather, or a part resembling a wing: pterodactyl.
[from Greek pteron wing, feather]
a combining form meaning “wing,” “feather”: pterodactyl.
[< New Latin, comb. form representing Greek pterón]