A native, inhabitant, or citizen of.
A descendant from or offspring of.
An adherent of, believer in, or member of.
A product, esp. a commercially manufactured one.
Lucite, dynamite, vulcanite.
A part of a body or bodily organ.
A (specified) mineral or rock.
Forming adjectives, nouns, and verbs.
Native or resident of.
A part of an organ, body, or bodily part.
A suffix used to form the names of minerals, such as hematite and malachite.
A suffix used to form the name of a salt or ester of a specified acid whose name ends in –ous. Such salts or esters have one oxygen atom fewer than corresponding salts or esters with names ending in –ate. For example, a nitrite is a salt of nitrous acid and contains the group NO2 , while a nitrate contains NO3 .
Adherent or follower of.
A commercial product.
A salt or ester of an acid named with an adjective ending in -ous:
Origin of ite
Middle English from Old French from Latin -ītēs, -īta from Greek -ītēs