from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A terminal element in words of Latin origin, the common adjective form of -ger, ‘-bearing,’ as in
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A suffix signifying
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- suffix Bearing or producing.
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From Latin gero ("I carry") (from gerere ("to bear, carry")) + English -ous; see jest.
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