thero- word-forming element meaning "beast," from comb. form of Gk. ther "wild beast," from PIE *ghwer- "wild beast" (Cf. L. ferus "wild," ferox "fierce;" see FIERCE (Cf. fierce)).

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  • théro- — ❖ ♦ Élément, du grec thêro , de thêr, thêros « bête sauvage » entrant dans la composition de termes didactiques; || ex. : théromorphe adj., (1924, in Rev. gén. des sc.) « qui ressemble à une bête sauvage » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Thero — Thero, Einsiedler in Aegypten, findet sich ohne nähere Angaben in unserm hds. H. L …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Thero — THERO, ûs, od. onis, Gr. Θερὼ, οῦς, eine Frauensperson, welche den Mars, statt der Amme, auferzogen. wiewohl doch wenigstens die Griechen nichts von ihr wissen wollen. Pausan. Lacon. c. 19. p. 199 …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Thero [1] — THERO, ûs, des Phylas Tochter, mit welcher Apollo den Chäron zeugete. Auct. Eoearum ap. Pausan. Bœot. c. 40. p. 605 …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Thero — For the figure in Greek mythology, see Thero (Greek mythology). Thero (Sinhala: ස්ථවිර, also called Thera, feminine form Theri) is an honorific term for fully ordained Buddhist monks in the Buddhist monastic order. The term Theri is used fully… …   Wikipedia

  • thero — eleu·thero·dac·ty·lus; …   English syllables

  • thero — (G). A wild beast; summer; hunt for …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • thero- — see ther …   Useful english dictionary

  • THERO vel THERON — viri proprium. Virgil. 1. 10. Aen. v. 312 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gangodawila Soma Thero — cleanup rewrite|date=August 2008 Infobox Buddhist biography name = Gangodawila Soma Thero img size = img capt = Ven.Gangodawila Soma Thero in meditating posture landscape = birth name = other names = dharma name = birth date = birth… …   Wikipedia

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