a Greek plural suffix appearing in scientific names: cantharides.

< Greek, plural of -is, suffix of source or origin. See -id1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To -ides
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: -ide
Next Definition: -idia
Words Near: -ides
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for -ides
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing -ides
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Nearby Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature