1. Suffix.  (context, chiefly) of or pertaining to, like: ''asinine''; ''marine''.
  2. Suffix.  (chemistry) (non-gloss definition, Used to form names of basic substances) .
  3. Suffix.  (context, non-productive) feminine nouns: ''heroine''.
  4. Suffix.  (context, non-productive) given names or titles: ''Clementine'', ''landgravine''.
  5. Suffix.  commercial material: ''glassine''.

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