electro- etymology

English word electro- comes from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον

Detailed word origin of electro-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἤλεκτρον Ancient Greek (grc)
electrum Latin (lat) (physics) electron. Amber. Electrum (alloy of gold and silver).
electro- English (eng) (music) electronic and/or incorporating elements of electro(-funk). Electricity or electrical.

Words with the same origin as electro-

Descendants of ἤλεκτρον
electron