amvis etymology

English word amvis comes from Latin vim, English ammonium

Detailed word origin of amvis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vim Latin (lat)
ammonium English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) The univalent NH4+ cation, derived by the protonation of ammonia.
amvis English (eng) An explosive consisting of ammonium nitrate, a derivative of nitrobenzene, chlorated naphthalene, and woodmeal.

Words with the same origin as amvis

Descendants of vim
avenge vendetta vendettist venge vengeance vindicate vindictive vindictiveness
Descendants of ammonium
ammonal ammonian onium