EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French -acque, from New Latin -acus, from Ancient Greek -ακός (-akós, -ic).[1]

Etymology 2Edit

From ac(etic acid).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ac

  1. One affected with.
  2. Of, belonging to.
  3. (pharmacology) Used to form names of anti-inflammatory agents.

Derived termsEdit


TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

AnagramsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -ec (chiefly Kajkavian)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ьcь.

SuffixEdit

-ac (Cyrillic spelling -ац)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, follower, age, proper name, feature, plant or animal.

See alsoEdit