from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A termination of Greek origin, denoting a science or an art.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A suffix used in forming the names of certain sciences, systems, etc., as acoustics, mathematics, dynamics, statistics, politics, athletics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • suffix Forms nouns referring to fields of knowledge or practice.
  • suffix Forms nouns relating to activities


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