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[cheer-oh] /ˈtʃɪər oʊ/

noun, plural chiros.
the ladyfish, Elops saurus.
a combining form meaning “hand,” used in the formation of compound words:
noun (pl) chiros
(informal) a chiropractor
combining form
indicating the hand; of or by means of the hand: chiromancy

before verbs chir-, word-forming element meaning “hand,” from Latinized form of Greek kheiro-, comb. form of kheir (genitive kheiros) “the hand,” from PIE *ghes- “hand” (cf. Hittite keshshar, Armenian jern “hand”).

chiro- pref.
Variant of cheiro-.


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