-ose

1 of 2

adjective suffix

: full of : having : possessing the qualities of
cymose

-ose

2 of 2

noun suffix

1
: carbohydrate
amylose
especially : sugar
pentose
2
: primary hydrolysis product
proteose

Word History

Etymology

Adjective suffix

Latin -osus

Noun suffix

French, from glucose

Dictionary Entries Near -ose

Cite this Entry

“-ose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ose. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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