Definition of -acean in English:

-acean

Syllabification: -acean

suffix

Zoology
  • Forming adjectives and nouns from taxonomic names ending in -acea (such as crustacean from Crustacea).

Origin

from Latin -aceus, adjectival ending meaning 'of the nature of'.

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