métro-

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek μέτρον (métron, measure, rule)

Prefix[edit]

métro-

  1. related to measure or measurement

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin mātrīx < Ancient Greek μέτρα (métra) < Indo-European *mâter (mother)

Prefix[edit]

métro-

  1. metro-, related to mother or uterus
  2. (by extension) related to metropolis or city

Derived terms[edit]