- -ar1suffix1》 (forming adjectives) of the kind specified: molecular.2》 forming nouns such as scholar. Compare with -er5.Originfrom OFr. -aire, -ier, or from L. -aris.————————-ar2suffix forming nouns such as pillar.Originvia OFr. from L. -are (neut. of -aris).————————-ar3suffix forming nouns such as bursar.Originfrom OFr. -aire, -ier, or from L. -arius, -arium.————————-ar4
English new terms dictionary. 2014.