chil

1 of 2

noun

ˈchēl
plural -s

chil-

2 of 2

combining form

variants or chilo- or less commonly cheil- or cheilo-
: lip
Chilopsis
Chilomastix

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Panjabi cīl pine; akin to Hindi cīr pine

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek cheil-, cheilo-, from cheilos

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“Chil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chil. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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