variants: or andro-

Definition of andr-

1 : male human being androcentric
2 : male androecium

History and Etymology for andr-

Latin, from Greek, from andr-, anēr; akin to Oscan ner- man, Sanskrit nar-, Old Irish nert strength

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“Andr-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andr-. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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