-tomous


a combining form meaning “cut, divided,” used in the formation of compound words: dichotomous.

Nearby words

  1. -tic,
  2. -tion,
  3. -tious,
  4. -to-be,
  5. -tome,
  6. -tomy,
  7. -ton,
  8. -tonia,
  9. -tonic,
  10. -tor

Origin of -tomous

< Greek -tomos. See -tome, -ous

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