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cymotrichous

cy·mot·ri·chous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahy-mo-truh-kuh s]
    • /saɪˈmɒ trə kəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahy-mo-truh-kuh s]
    • /saɪˈmɒ trə kəs/

Definitions of cymotrichous word

  • adjective cymotrichous having wavy hair 3
  • adjective cymotrichous having wavy hair. 1
  • noun cymotrichous (anthropology) Having wavy hair. 1

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Origin of cymotrichous

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
1905-10; cymo- + -trichous < Greek -trichos having hair (of the given sort); see tricho-, -ous

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Parts of speech for Cymotrichous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

cymotrichous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

cymotrichous usage trend in Literature

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