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-ose

1
  1. a suffix occurring in adjectives borrowed from Latin, meaning “full of,” “abounding in,” “given to,” “like”:

    frondose; globose; jocose; otiose; verbose.



-ose

2
  1. a suffix used in chemical terminology to form the names of sugars and other carbohydrates ( amylose; fructose; hexose; lactose ), and of protein derivatives ( proteose ).

-ose

1

suffix forming nouns

  1. indicating a carbohydrate, esp a sugar

    lactose

  2. indicating a decomposition product of protein

    albumose



-ose

2

suffix forming adjectives

  1. possessing; resembling

    verbose

    grandiose

–ose

  1. A suffix used to form the chemical names of carbohydrates, such as glucose.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of -ose1

< Latin -ōsus. -ous

Origin of -ose2

Extracted from glucose

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Word History and Origins

Origin of -ose1

from glucose

Origin of -ose2

from Latin -ōsus; see -ous

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Example Sentences

(5) Renationalize every privatized or partly privatized company (OSE, OTE, Eydap, PPC, etc.) and stop privatizations.

Thallog′enous, belonging to the thallogens; Thall′oid, Thall′ose, resembling a thallus.

Tuberculate -ose: formed like a tubercle: a surface covered with tubercles.

Ther's a pump an' a 'ose pipe, an' they reckon two men can do as much with this 'ere machine as twenty could without it.'

Car je nay ose escrire devant Joseph et bastienne et Joachim qui ne sont que partir quand Jay commence.

The characteristic ending ose is added to the names of the members of this group.

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