Definitions

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

  • suffix A substance resembling something specified: tryptophan.

Etymologies

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

From Greek -phanēs, appearing, from phainesthai, to appear; see bhā-1 in Indo-European roots.

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