-ceps

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From caput.

Suffix[edit]

-ceps (genitive -cipitis)

  1. -headed
  2. -fold
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From capio.

Suffix[edit]

-ceps (genitive -cipis)

  1. -catcher
Derived terms[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

Latin words ending with these suffixes are adjectives of the third declension.