Definition of -phore in English:

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Pronunciation: /fɔː/


Denoting an agent or bearer of a specified thing: ionophore semaphore


From modern Latin -phorus, from Greek -phoros, -phoron 'bearing, bearer', from pherein 'to bear'.

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