-id
I. noun suffix Etymology: in sense 1, from Latin -ides, masculine patronymic suffix, from Greek -idēs; in sense 2, from Italian -ide, from Latin -id-, -is, feminine patronymic suffix, from Greek 1. one belonging to a (specified) dynastic line <
Abbasid
>
2. meteor associated with or radiating from a (specified) constellation or comet <
Perseid
>
II. noun suffix Etymology: probably from Latin -id-, -is, feminine patronymic suffix, from Greek body ; particle <
chromatid
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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