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

Words nearby -stomous

Origin of -stomous

< Greek -stomos -mouthed, adj. derivative of stóma mouth; see -stome, -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for -stomous


adj combining form

having a specified type of mouthmonostomous
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