Definition of hecto- in English:

Share this entry

hecto-

Pronunciation: /ˈhɛktəʊ/

combiningForm

(Used commonly in units of measurement) a hundred: hectometre

Origin

From French, formed irregularly by contraction of Greek hekaton 'hundred'.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.