Biologically Pertinent Latin And Greek: Common Name Endings

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  • 1. 
    -idae
    • A. 

      Standard ending for a sub-family

    • B. 

      Related to

    • C. 

      Belonging to

    • D. 

      Standard ending for a family

  • 2. 
    -inae
    • A. 

      A relationship, related to

    • B. 

      Standard ending for a family

    • C. 

      Standard ending for a sub-family

    • D. 

      Resembling

  • 3. 
    -atus, -ata
    • A. 

      Full of

    • B. 

      Related to

    • C. 

      Standard name for a family

    • D. 

      Provided with

  • 4. 
    -phorus
    • A. 

      Bearing

    • B. 

      Full of

    • C. 

      Provided with

    • D. 

      Belonging to

  • 5. 
    -ferus, -fera
    • A. 

      Pertaining to

    • B. 

      Bearing

    • C. 

      Full of

    • D. 

      Standard name for a sub-family

  • 6. 
    -osus
    • A. 

      Full of

    • B. 

      Similar to

    • C. 

      Provided with

    • D. 

      Coming from

  • 7. 
    -oides
    • A. 

      Standard ending for a sub-family

    • B. 

      Similar to, like

    • C. 

      Full of

    • D. 

      Related to

  • 8. 
    -aceus
    • A. 

      Full of

    • B. 

      Related to

    • C. 

      Bearing

    • D. 

      Resembling

  • 9. 
    -inus
    • A. 

      Opposed to

    • B. 

      Related to

    • C. 

      Similar to, like

    • D. 

      Tiny

  • 10. 
    -alis
    • A. 

      Related to

    • B. 

      Pertaining to

    • C. 

      Resembling

    • D. 

      Flavoured

  • 11. 
    -aris, - arius
    • A. 

      Bearing

    • B. 

      Full of

    • C. 

      Coloured

    • D. 

      Pertaining to

  • 12. 
    -ensis
    • A. 

      Similar to, like

    • B. 

      Belonging to, coming from

    • C. 

      Provided with

    • D. 

      Related to

  • 13. 
    -icus
    • A. 

      Coming from

    • B. 

      Related to

    • C. 

      Like

    • D. 

      Bearing

  • 14. 
    -ides
    • A. 

      Related to

    • B. 

      Coming from

    • C. 

      Full of

    • D. 

      Similar to, like