-meter etymology

English word -meter comes from Ancient Greek μέτρον

Detailed word origin of -meter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
μέτρον Ancient Greek (grc)
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.

Words with the same origin as -meter

Descendants of μέτρον
altimeter billion chronometer flowmeter gas meter geoboard geometry hypergeometry kilometer klick long meter meter metre metric metron millimeter million odometer pedometer pentameter speedo symmetry trillion vigintillion voltmeter