Meaning of -OSE in English


I. ˌō]s, in some words |ō] or ˈō], or ]z adjective suffix

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin -osus

: full of : having : possessing the qualities of

clad ose

II. ˌōs also ˌōz noun suffix

( -s )

Etymology: French, from glucose

1. : carbohydrate

amyl ose

especially : sugar

fruct ose

pent ose

2. : primary hydrolysis product

prote ose

III. ˌōs noun suffix

( -s )

Etymology: New Latin -osis

: -osis 4

chytridi ose

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