1 of 2

combining form

variants or pogono-
: beard : something resembling a beard


2 of 2

noun combining form

: beard
in generic names

Word History


Combining form

New Latin, from Greek pōgōn-, pōgōno-, from pōgōn

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek pōgōn, perhaps from pō- (akin to Greek—Cyprian dialect—pos on, at) + -gōn (akin to Greek genys jaw)

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“Pogon-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pogon-. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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