a combining form meaning “silver,” used in the formation of compound words:
argentophil argentophil ar·gen·to·phil (är-jěn’tə-fĭl) or ar·gen·to·phile (-fīl’) adj. Argyrophil.
containing univalent silver, as argentous chloride, AgCl. adjective (chem) of or containing silver in the monovalent state
silver. Symbol: Ag. Historical Examples Nothing can be more unlike than gold, χρυσος, and aurum; than silver and argentum; than ferrum and σιδηρος. The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland Daniel Wilson argentum accepi, dote imperium vendidi—I have received money, and sold my authority for her dowry. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English […]
noun Martha. born 1941, Argentinian concert pianist