ptero-

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ptero-

(word root) wing, feather
Examples of words with the root ptero-: pterodactyl

ptero-

combining form
(Zoology) wing, feather, or a part resembling a wing: pterodactyl.
[from Greek pteron wing, feather]

ptero-

a combining form meaning “wing,” “feather”: pterodactyl.
[< New Latin, comb. form representing Greek pterón]