Meaning of -AD in English

-AD

I. adverb suffix

Etymology: Latin ad

: in the direction of : toward

cephal ad

II. noun suffix

Etymology: probably from New Latin -ad-, -as, from Greek, suffix denoting descent from or connection with

: member of a botanical group

bromeli ad

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.