|—suffix forming adjectives|
|1.||having, full of, or characterized by: dangerous; spacious; languorous|
|2.||Compare -ic (in chemistry) indicating that an element is chemically combined in the lower of two possible valency states: ferrous; stannous|
|[from Old French, from Latin -ōsus or -us, Greek -os, adj suffixes]|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
Possessing; full of; characterized by: filamentous.
Having a valence lower than that of a specified element in compounds or ions named with adjectives ending in -ic: ferrous.