-our


British.

variant of -or1.

Nearby words

  1. -osis,
  2. -osity,
  3. -ota,
  4. -ote,
  5. -otic,
  6. -ous,
  7. -oyl,
  8. -pagus,
  9. -para,
  10. -parous

Usage note

See -or1.

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British Dictionary definitions for -our

-our

suffix forming nouns

indicating state, condition, or activitybehaviour; labour

Word Origin for -our

in Old French -eur, from Latin -or, noun suffix

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Word Origin and History for -our

-our

see -or.

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