from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix A sweetened beverage of: limeade.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- suffix Used to form nouns denoting action, or a person performing said action
- suffix Indicating a drink made from a given fruit.
- suffix Used to form collectives; see -ad
Middle English, from Old French, ultimately from Latin -āta, feminine of -ātus, -ate; see -ate1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Spanish -ado, from the Latin -ata, (feminine form of -atum used to create adjectives, nouns, and sometimes verbs from words ending in -a) (Wiktionary)