-oido

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From international -oid.

Suffix[edit]

-oido

  1. indicates similarity in form with the root without being the root

Usage notes[edit]

A technical suffix, commonly used for geometric shapes, anatomical parts, and biological names of taxonomic units. Many of these, such as asteroido, are inherited and are not derivable within Esperanto.

Derived terms[edit]