(Greek > Latin: a suffix that is used to form hundreds of words that mean: similar to, resembling, like, characterized by, or of the nature of)
This element is also utilized to form abstract nouns; feminine common nouns; and it is used in chemistry to form names of alkaloids and bases or names of elements.
2. The family of mockingbirds, Mimidae, consists of about thirty species of medium-sized passerine birds found in a variety of forest, woodland, and arid habitats of the New World from Canada to Argentina.
They are solitary, arboreal to terrestrial, feeding mostly on insects and fruit; they construct cup-shaped nests of grass and twigs, on or off the ground.
2. Resembling or having the characteristics of a mouse.
2. Of or belonging to the family Muridae or the sub-family Murinae, including rats and mice.
2. Of, relating to, or belonging to Mustelidae, the family of fur-bearing mammals that includes the badger, mink, otter, and the weasel.
2. Characterized by rebelliousness or lacking submissiveness to authority.
2. A dormouse is a small nocturnal rodent resembling a mouse with reddish-brown fur and a bushy tail.
Dormice feed on nuts, berries, and seeds, and hibernate during the winter. They are members of the family Gliridae.
2. Of or belonging to the sub-family Myrmicinae of stinging ants.
2. Pertaining to, or referring to, nostrils.
2. The smooth-skinned variety or mutation of a peach.
3. A variety of aromatic peach of ancient origin, having a smooth skin.
4. A variety or mutation of the peach bearing smooth-skinned fruit usually with yellow flesh.
Probably inspired by German nektarpfirsich, "nectar-peach".
2. A reference to the nerves or sinews.