I. noun combining form
Etymology: Greek -phōnos sounding, from phōnē
1. sound <homophone> — often in names of musical instruments and sound-transmitting devices <radiophone> <xylophone> 2. speaker of (a specified language) <Francophone> II. adjective combining form Etymology: French, from Greek -phōnos of or relating to a population that speaks (a specified language) <Francophone>
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.