bismite etymology

English word bismite comes from English -ite, English bismuth

Detailed word origin of bismite

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, [...]
bismuth English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A chemical element (symbol Bi) with an atomic number of 83: a brittle silvery-white metal.
bismite English (eng) (mineral) A monoclinic mineral, bismuth trioxide.

Words with the same origin as bismite

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