bromine etymology

English word bromine comes from Ancient Greek βρῶμος, and later French brome (Brome (plant). Bromine.)

Detailed word origin of bromine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
βρῶμος Ancient Greek (grc)
brome French (fra) Brome (plant). Bromine.
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.

Words with the same origin as bromine

Descendants of βρῶμος
bromal bromate bromhydrin bromide bromism bromize bromo bromo-seltzer bromoalkene bromoalkyne bromoaryl bromobenzyl bromobutane bromocholesterol bromoform bromoil bromopyruvate bromosugar bromuret bromyrite carbro cetrimide sulfobromophthalein tribromide