(Latin: a suffix that forms nouns; pertaining to, like; connected with, belonging to, resembling)
Fred and Athena experienced the most diluvian destruction of their home because of the recent heavy rain.
2. Resembling: an ant.
Heliozoa, or sun animalcules, are roughly spherical amoeboids with many stiff, microtubule-supported projections called axopods radiating outward from the cell surface.
These give them the characteristic sun-like appearance for which they are named, and are variously used for capturing food, sensation, movement, and attachment. They may be found in both fresh water and marine environments.
2. Essentially a classifying term relating to members of the genus Homo and especially of the species Homo sapiens: A human is a bi pedaling primate using a language and having the ability to make and to use complex tools.
3. Etymology: from Old French humain from Latin humanus.
Like homo, "person" (man, woman, child), this was related to Latin humus, "earth", and was used originally for "people" in the sense of "earthly beings" in contrast with the immortal gods.