-an

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1-an

noun suffix

Definition of -AN

1
:  one that is of or relating to <American>
2
:  one skilled in or specializing in <phonetician>

Variants of -AN

-an or -ian also -ean

Origin of -AN

-an & -ian from Middle English -an, -ian, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French -ien, from Latin -ianus, from -i- + -anus, from -anus, adjective suffix; -ean from such words as Mediterranean, European

2-an

adjective suffix

: of or belonging to

: characteristic of : resembling

Full Definition of -AN

1
:  of or belonging to <American> <Floridian>
2
:  characteristic of :  resembling <Mozartean>

Variants of -AN

-an or -ian also -ean

3-an

noun suffix

Definition of -AN

1
:  unsaturated organic compound <furan>
2
:  anhydride of a carbohydrate <dextran>

Origin of -AN

International Scientific Vocabulary -an, -ane, alteration of -ene, -ine, & -one

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