carbon etymology

English word carbon comes from French carbone (Carbon.)

Detailed word origin of carbon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carbone French (fra) Carbon.
carbon English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element, in reference to a molecule containing it.. (countable, informal) A carbon copy.. (countable, informal) A sheet of carbon paper.. (ecology, uncountable) Carbon dioxide, in the context of global warming and climate change.. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol C) with an atomic number of 6.. A carbon rod or pencil used in an arc lamp.. A fossil fuel [...]

Words with the same origin as carbon

Descendants of carbone
CNT Carborundum barium carbide bicarbureted bridged carbocation carballylic acid carbide carbohydrate carbon disulfide carbon offset carbonic carboxylterminal carbubarb carburetant carburetor carbyl halocarbon hydrocarbon niobium carbide polycarbamate polycarboxylic radiocarbon solar reject thiocarbamate