I. noun suffix
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin & Greek, suffix forming feminine nouns
1. pathological condition <hysteria> 2. genus of plants or animals <Fuchsia> 3. territory ; world ; society <suburbia> II. noun plural suffix Etymology: New Latin, from Latin (neuter plural of -ius, adjective ending) & Greek, neuter plural of -ios, adjective ending 1. higher taxon (as class or order) consisting of (such plants or animals) <Sauria> 2. things derived from or relating to (something specified) <militaria> III. plural of -ium
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.