Main definitions of -id in English

: -id1-id2-id3

-id1

sufijo

  • Forming adjectives such as putrid, torrid.

Origen

From French -ide from Latin -idus.

Main definitions of -id in English

: -id1-id2-id3

-id2

sufijo

  • 1Forming nouns such as chrysalid, pyramid.

  • 2Biología
    Forming names of structural constituents.

    • ‘plastid’
  • 3Botánica
    Forming names of plants belonging to a family with a name ending in -idaceae.

    • ‘orchid’

Origen

From or suggested by French -ide, via Latin -idis from Greek -is, -id-.

Main definitions of -id in English

: -id1-id2-id3

-id3

sufijo

  • 1Zoología
    Forming nouns denoting an animal belonging to a family with a name ending in -idae or to a class with a name ending in -ida.

    ‘carabid’
    • ‘arachnid’
  • 2Forming nouns denoting a member of a specified dynasty or family.

    ‘Achaemenid’
    • ‘Sassanid’
  • 3Astronomía
    Forming nouns denoting a meteor in a shower radiating from a specified constellation.

    • ‘Geminids’
    1. 3.1Forming nouns denoting a star of a class like one in a specified constellation.
      • ‘cepheid’

Origen

From or suggested by Latin -ides (plural -idae, -ida), from Greek.