Origin of -ar1
Definition for -ar (2 of 3)
Definition for -ar (3 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for -ar
suffix forming adjectives
Word Origin for -ar
Word Origin and History for -ar
word-formation element meaning "pertaining to, of the nature of," from Latin -arem, -aris "of the kind of, belonging to," a secondary form of -alis, dissimilated for used after syllables with an -l- (e.g. insularis for *insulalis, stellaris for *stellalis).