-eum


a suffix occurring in some Latin scientific names (peritoneum), and in the corresponding loanwords in English (petroleum).

Nearby words

  1. -est,
  2. -et,
  3. -eth,
  4. -etic,
  5. -ette,
  6. -eur,
  7. -eus,
  8. -euse,
  9. -ey,
  10. -facient

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