Definitions

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  • suffix astronomy Forming nouns from Latin or Greek roots, including certain plant names modelled on Latin sources, and the names of meteors.
  • suffix not productive except in zoology of or pertaining to; appended to various foreign words to make an English adjective or noun form. Often added to words of Greek, sometimes Latin, origin.

Etymologies

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From Middle French -ide, French -ide, and their sources, Latin -id-, -is and Ancient Greek -ιδ-, -ις.

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From Anglo-Norman -ide, Middle French -ide, from Latin -idus, of uncertain origin.

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