Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix A sweetened beverage of: limeade.

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  • 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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Old French, ultimately from Latin -āta, feminine of -ātus, -ate; see -ate1.

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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)

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