peloria[pi lō′rē ə, -lôr′ē ə]
peloria definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical 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
peloria definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: New Latin, from Greek pelōros, monstrous, from pelōr, monster; see kwer- in Indo-European roots.
- pe·lorˈic adjective