-tron etymology

English word -tron comes from Ancient Greek -τρον

Detailed word origin of -tron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-τρον Ancient Greek (grc)
-tron English (eng) Used as a gender-neutral suffix as an alternative to -ter or -tress. Used to name a number of elementary particles. Used to name a number of machine learning algorithms. Used to name a number of particle accelerators. Used to name various electronic devices.