-some1 [səm]
[ME -som < OE -sum, akin to SOME] suffix
like, tending to, tending to be [toilsome, tiresome, lonesome]
-some2 [səm]
[ME -sum < sum, som, SOME] suffix
a group of (a specified number of) members [threesome]
-some3 [sōm]
[< Gr sōma, body: see SOMA1] combining form
1. body [chromosome]
2. chromosome [monosome]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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