-nomy

-nomy

a combining form of Greek origin meaning “distribution,” “arrangement,” “management,”: astronomy; economy; taxonomy.

Origin:
< Greek -nomia law. See nomo-, -y3

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-nomy
 
n combining form
indicating a science or the laws governing a certain field of knowledge: agronomy; economy
 
[from Greek -nomia law; related to nemein to distribute, control]
 
-nomic
 
adj combining form

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