Definition of -meter in English:

-meter

Syllabification: -meter

combining form

1In names of measuring instruments: thermometer
2 Prosody In nouns denoting lines of poetry with a specified number of feet or measures: hexameter

Origin

from Greek metron 'measure'.

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