A Greek suffix
meaning "bearer" or "producer". For example:
"carry on both sides" A jar with two handles, one on either side of the opening
"comb bearer", a phylum
with rows of tentacles that resemble a comb
"bringer of light"
A chemical element that emits visible light
Ed. note (2008-03-11): Revised to remove assertion that word is primarily Latin. Word is purely of Greek origin. -ap