[Fr. -us, -ous, fr. L. -osus, adj. suffix]
1. Suffix meaning possessing, full of.
2. Suffix meaning pertaining to.
3. Suffix used in chemistry in meaning the lower of two valencies.
SEE: 1 -ose
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