-no·​tus | \ ¦nōtəs, -ōtəs \

Definition of -notus

: one having a (specified) kind of back in generic names of animals CamponotusPycnonotus

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History and Etymology for -notus

New Latin, from Greek nōtos, nōton back

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“-notus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-notus. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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