Definition of philo- in English:

philo-

Syllabification: philo-
(also phil- before a vowel or h)

combining form

  • Denoting a liking for a specified thing: philogynist philopatric

Origin

from Greek philein 'to love' or philos 'loving'.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody