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1-id

noun suffix

Definition of -ID

1
:  one belonging to a (specified) dynastic line <Abbasid>
2
:  meteor associated with or radiating from a (specified) constellation or comet <Perseid>
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Origin of -ID

in sense 1, from Latin -ides, masculine patronymic suffix, from Greek -idēs; in sense 2, from Italian -ide, from Latin -id-, -is, feminine patronymic suffix, from Greek

2-id

noun suffix

Definition of -ID

:  body :  particle <chromatid>

Origin of -ID

probably from Latin -id-, -is, feminine patronymic suffix, from Greek

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