rhynch-

combining form
variants: or rhyncho-

Definition of rhynch-

: snout chiefly in taxonomic names in zoology

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History and Etymology for rhynch-

New Latin, from Greek, from rhynchos snout, bill, beak; probably akin to Greek rhonchos, rhonkos snoring, wheezing, rhenchein, rhenkein to snore, snort, Old Irish srennim I snore

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