pogon-

combining form
variants: or pogono-

Definition of pogon-

: beard : something resembling a beard
  • Pogonia
  • pogonotomy

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Origin and Etymology of pogon-

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


-pogon

noun combining form -po·gon \ ˈpōˌgän \

Definition of -pogon

: beard in generic names
  • Calopogon

Origin and Etymology of -pogon

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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