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  • suffix of or pertaining to; adjective suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
  • suffix Appended to nouns to form an agent noun.

Etymologies

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From Latin -ānus, which forms adjectives of belonging or origin from a noun.

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