-acean

1 of 2

adjective suffix

: -aceous
rosacean

-acean

2 of 2

noun suffix

plural -s
: organism characterized by : organism of the nature of
crustacean
rosacean
in singular corresponding to plurals in -acea, -aceae

Word History

Etymology

Adjective suffix

New Latin -acea, -aceae + English -an

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“-acean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-acean. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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