-ite

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1-ite

noun suffix

Definition of -ITE

1
a :  native :  resident <Brooklynite>
b :  descendant <Ephraimite>
c :  adherent :  follower <Jacobite> <Puseyite>
2
a (1) :  product <metabolite> (2) :  commercially manufactured product <ebonite>
b :  -itol <mannite>
3
[New Latin -ites, from Latin] :  fossil <ammonite>
4
:  mineral <erythrite> :  rock <anorthosite>
5
[French, from Latin -ita, -ites] :  segment or constituent part of a body or of a bodily part <somite> <dendrite>

Origin of -ITE

from Latin -ita, -ites, from Greek -itēs

2-ite

noun suffix

Definition of -ITE

:  salt or ester of an acid with a name ending in -ous <nitrite>

Origin of -ITE

French, alteration of -ate -ate, from New Latin -atum

-ite

noun suffix \ˌīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -ITE

1
: substance produced through some (specified) process <anabolite> <catabolite>
2
: segment or constituent part of a body or of a bodily part <somite> <dendrite>

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