: friction

Word History


French, from Greek tribein to rub; probably akin to Latin terere to rub — more at throw entry 1

Dictionary Entries Near tribo-

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“Tribo-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tribo-. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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