Definition of nitro- in English:


Syllabification: nitro-

combining form

  • 1Of or containing nitric acid, nitrates, or nitrogen: nitrogenous
  • 1.1 Chemistry Containing a nitro group: nitromethane


from niter or nitrogen.

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