There are 3 main definitions of -id in English:

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-id 1

suffix

Forming adjectives such as putrid, torrid.

Origin

From French -ide, from Latin -idus.

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Syllabification: -id

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There are 3 main definitions of -id in English:

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-id 2

suffix

1Forming nouns such as chrysalid, pyramid.
2 Biology Forming names of structural constituents: plastid
3 Botany Forming names of plants belonging to a family with a name ending in -idaceae: orchid

Origin

From or suggested by French -ide, via Latin -idis from Greek -is, -id-.

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Syllabification: -id

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-id 3

suffix

Forming nouns:
1 Zoology Denoting an animal belonging to a family with a name ending in -idae or to a class with a name ending in -ida: carabid arachnid
2Denoting a member of a specified dynasty or family: Achaemenid Sassanid
3 Astronomy Denoting a meteor in a shower radiating from a specified constellation: Geminids
3.1Denoting a star of a class like one in a specified constellation: cepheid

Origin

From or suggested by Latin -ides (plural -idae, -ida), from Greek.

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Syllabification: -id

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