Jainite etymology

English word Jainite comes from English -ite, English Jain (Of or pertaining to Jainism A follower of Jainism.)

Detailed word origin of Jainite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ite English (eng) Forming adjectives (biology) Used to form nouns denoting segments or components of the body or an organ of the body.. (chemistry) Used to form names of certain chemical compounds, especially salts or esters of acids whose name ends in -ous.. (chiefly, US) Used to form demonyms.. (sometimes, pejorative) Used to form nouns denoting followers or adherents of a specified person, idea, doctrine, [...]
Jain English (eng) Of or pertaining to Jainism A follower of Jainism.
Jainite English (eng) Jainist.

Words with the same origin as Jainite

Descendants of -ite
Heracleonite Odessite andesite aphrodite bauxite carbonite cavorite coltan cordite jeffersonite kambaldaite kryptonite magnetite meteorite muscovite nanite noonkanbahite orichalcum saliotite samsonite silicate socialite sodomite trilobite