-nomy

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-nomy

suff.
A system of laws governing or a body of knowledge about a specified field: aeronomy.

[Greek -nomiā, from nomos, law; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

-nomy

n combining form
indicating a science or the laws governing a certain field of knowledge: agronomy; economy.
[from Greek -nomia law; related to nemein to distribute, control]
-nomic adj combining form

-nomy

a combining form meaning “distribution,” “arrangement,” “management”: astronomy; economy; taxonomy.
[< Greek -nomia law. See nomo-, -y3]