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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

-ose \-ose\ [L. -osus: cf. F. -ose. Cf. {-ous}.]
   1. A suffix denoting full of, containing, having the
      qualities of, like; as in verbose, full of words; pilose,
      hairy; globose, like a globe.

   2. (Chem.) A suffix indicating that the substance to the name
      of which it is affixed is a member of the carbohydrate
      group; as in cellulose, sucrose, dextrose, etc.