There are 2 main definitions of -ose in English:

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-ose 1

Pronunciation: /əʊs/ /əʊz/

suffix

(Forming adjectives) having a specified quality: bellicose comatose verbose

Derivatives

-osely

1
suffix
Forming corresponding adverbs.

-oseness

2
suffix
Forming corresponding nouns. Compare with-osity.

Origin

From Latin -osus.

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-ose 2
Pronunciation: /əʊz/ /əʊs/

suffix

Chemistry
Forming names of sugars and other carbohydrates: cellulose glucose

Origin

On the pattern of (gluc)ose.

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