variants or chiro-
: hand

Word History


Latin, from Greek cheir-, cheiro-, from cheir; akin to Hittite keššar hand

Dictionary Entries Near chir-

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“Chir-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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