-id

-id [id, əd]
suffix
1. [< L -is, pl. -ides < Gr -is, pl. -idēs, patronymic suffix] a thing belonging to or connected with; specif.,
a) Astron. a meteor that seems to radiate from a (specified) constellation [Leonid]
b) Biol. a particle or body [energid]
c) Med. an allergic reaction of the skin to (specified) bacteria, fungi, etc. in the bodyan allergic reaction of the skin to (specified) bacteria, fungi, etc. in the body
2. [< ModL -idae: see -IDAE] an animal or plant belonging to a (specified) group [ephemerid]
3. Chem. -IDE

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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