-ome

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of -oma, removing the case ending retained from its Ancient Greek etymon -ωμα (-ōma).

Suffix[edit]

-ome

  1. a mass of something
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Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from genome.

Suffix[edit]

-ome

  1. (biology) the complete whole of a class of substances for a species or an individual
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek -ωμα (-ōma).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-ome

  1. -oma

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