cellulose etymology

English word cellulose comes from French cellulose (Cellulose.)

Detailed word origin of cellulose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cellulose French (fra) Cellulose.
cellulose English (eng) Consisting of, or containing, cells. (organic compound) A polysaccharide containing many glucose units in parallel chains.. A complex carbohydrate that forms the main constituent of the cell wall in most plants and is important in the manufacture of numerous products, such as paper, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and explosives.

Words with the same origin as cellulose

Descendants of cellulose
Nitro Nitro Express cello cellophane cellotaph cellucotton cellulosic hemicellulase