Definitions

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

  • suffix Having the form of: plexiform.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix Having the shape or form of; looking like.
  • suffix Related to formic acid in some way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A suffix used to denote in the form or shape of, resembling, etc..

Etymologies

New Latin -fōrmis, from Latin fōrma, form.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin forma ("a form, contour, figure, shape, appearance, looks") (Wiktionary)
From formic, from Latin formica ("ant") (Wiktionary)

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