metro-

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Ancient Greek prefix μητρο- ‎(mētro-), from μήτηρ ‎(mḗtēr, mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

/mɛtro/

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metro-

  1. Short for metropolitan: of or relating to the city.
    metro-link, metro-bus, metro-rail

Etymology 2[edit]

From metra, medical English, via New Latin, via Ancient Greek μητρα (metra), "uterus".

Pronunciation[edit]

/miːtro/

Prefix[edit]

metro-

  1. (medicine) Relating to the uterus.
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