peloria[pi lō′rē ə, -lôr′ē ə]
Origin: ModL from Glassical Greek pelōros, monstrous from (Aeolic) pelōr, monster, variant, variety of telōr, for an unverified form terōr from Indo-European an unverified form kwerōr from base an unverified form kwer-, to make, form from source Old Irish cruth, shape
- peloric adjective
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Origin: New Latin, from Greek pelōros, monstrous, from pelōr, monster; see kwer- in Indo-European roots.
- pe·lorˈic adjective