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mon•y  (monē),USA pronunciation adj., n. [Scot. and North Eng.]
  1. Scottish Termsmany.

-mony, 
  • a suffix found on abstract nouns borrowed from Latin, usually denoting a status, role, or function (matrimony;
    testimony
    ), or a personal quality or kind of behavior (acrimony;
    sanctimony
    ).
    • Latin -mōnium (denominal), -mōnia (usually deadjectival), presumably origin, originally derivatives with -ium -ium, -ia -ia of -mōn-, an adjective, adjectival or noun, nominal suffix, cognate with Greek -mōn (see hegemony); compare alimony

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