trachy-

combining form

Definition of trachy-

  1. 1 :  rough :  strong trachyglossate trachychromatic

  2. 2 :  trachytic trachydolerite trachyandesite

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Origin and Etymology of trachy-

in sense 1, from New Latin, from Greek, from trachys rough, harsh; in sense 2, from French, from trachyte — more at trachea


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