-stomous


a combining form meaning “having a mouth” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: monostomous.

Nearby words

  1. -stasis,
  2. -stat,
  3. -ster,
  4. -stichous,
  5. -stome,
  6. -stomy,
  7. -stress,
  8. -style,
  9. -sy,
  10. -t

Origin of -stomous

< Greek -stomos -mouthed, adj. derivative of stóma mouth; see -stome, -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for -stomous

-stomous

adj combining form

having a specified type of mouthmonostomous
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