arrhostia

noun ar·rho·stia \əˈrōstēə\

Definition of arrhostia

plural

-s

  1. :  an evolutionary product or trend that appears to be more or less pathological (such as the immense size attained by certain dinosaurs

arrhostic

\əˈrästik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of arrhostia

New Latin, from Greek arrhōstia sickness, weakness, from arrhōstos sickly, weak (from a- 2a- + -rhōstos, from rhōsis strength) + -ia -y


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