Baro meaning

barō, berō; barə, berə
The definition of baro means pressure or weight.

An example of the baro prefix is in the word barometer, which is a device that measures atmospheric pressure.

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Weight; pressure.

Barometer.

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Weight or pressure, esp. atmospheric pressure.

Barograph.

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Origin of baro

  • < Gr baros, weight < barys, heavy: see grave

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek baros weight gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition