1. Suffix.  a follower or adherent of a specified person.
  2. Suffix.  a descendant of a specified historical person.
  3. Suffix.  part of the body or part of an organ of the body.
  4. Suffix.  a rock, mineral or fossil.
  5. Suffix.  the product of a specified process or a commercial product.
  6. Suffix.  (chiefly, US) a native or resident of a specified place.
  7. Suffix.  (chemistry) a salt or ester of an acid whose name ends in -ous.
  8. Suffix.  forming adjectives.

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