SciL suffix=-oid+L -eus. q.v. at -eous above. (Webster.)
-Gin, in Chern terms. e.g. acetoin, derives from benzoin.
(-01 and -ole, so common in Chern, are Elements.]
[-ology. See Elements.] -om (1), adv, as in seldom, derives from OE -um,
suffi", of the dat pl. Exx: seldom. OE .seldum. but also seldan and selden-<;( OFris sielden, ORO selJan; whilom, OE hwilum, (lit) at times, akin to ORO hwilom.