-stomous


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

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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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