-ides


a Greek plural suffix appearing in scientific names: cantharides.

Nearby words

  1. -ics,
  2. -id,
  3. -ida,
  4. -idae,
  5. -ide,
  6. -idia,
  7. -idine,
  8. -idion,
  9. -idium,
  10. -ie

Origin of -ides

< Greek, plural of -is, suffix of source or origin. See -id1

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