Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

geront-

combining form

Definition of geront-

  1. :  aged one :  old age <gerontology>



Variants of geront-

or geronto-

Origin of geront-

French géront-, géronto-, from Greek geront-, geronto-, from geront-, gerōn old man; akin to Greek gēras old age, Sanskrit jarati he grows old


Learn More about geront-

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "geront-"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up geront-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

deserving imitation because of excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!