-ce


a multiplicative suffix occurring in once, twice, thrice.

Nearby words

  1. -cardia,
  2. -cardium,
  3. -carp,
  4. -carpic,
  5. -carpous,
  6. -cele,
  7. -cele 1,
  8. -cele 2,
  9. -cene,
  10. -centric

Origin of -ce

Middle English, Old English -es adv. suffix, orig. genitive singular ending; see -s1

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