-ole

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Arbitrary variant of -ol, now used to distinguish between specific cases.

Suffix[edit]

-ole

  1. (organic chemistry) in the Hantzsch–Widman nomenclature for naming heterocycles, denotes an unsaturated five-membered ring system
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin -olus, from -lus.

Suffix[edit]

-ole

  1. A diminutive suffix referring to small parts of organisms or their cells.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin -olus.

Suffix[edit]

-ole

  1. added to a noun to form a diminutive, or a depreciative form of that noun

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ole

  1. vocative masculine singular of -olus