bromide etymology

English word bromide comes from English bromine, English -ide

Detailed word origin of bromide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bromine English (eng) (countable) A bromine atom in a molecule. (uncountable) A nonmetallic chemical element (symbol Br) with an atomic number of 35; one of the halogens.
-ide English (eng) A binary compound - bromide, arsenide, palladide.. Any of a group of related compounds - azide, polysaccharide, glycoside.. Any of a group of several elements - lanthanide.
bromide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A binary compound of bromine and some other element or radical.. A dose of bromide taken as a sedative.. A dull person with conventional thoughts.. A platitude.

Words with the same origin as bromide

Descendants of bromine
bromal bromian bromide print bromide printing brominate brominism copper bromide curium bromide deuterium bromide diazobromide dibromide gold bromide iodobromite iron bromide manganous bromide mercury bromide pentabromide rubidium bromide selenium bromide silver bromide tetrabromide titanium bromide tribromide yttrium bromide
Descendants of -ide
arabinoside berthollide caesium iodide chloride chromium diantimonide cyanide deoxynucleotide fluoride halide hydrobromide hydrochloride iodide nitrosyl fluoride nucleotide polonide potassium chloride protochloride radionucleotide salicide silicide tamanolide trichloride trisaccharide