chalcogenide etymology

English word chalcogenide comes from English chalcogen, English -ide

Detailed word origin of chalcogenide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chalcogen English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any element of group 16 of the periodic table: oxygen, sulphur, selenium, tellurium or polonium.
-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.
chalcogenide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any binary compound of a chalcogen with a more electropositive element.

Words with the same origin as chalcogenide

Descendants of -ide
arabinoside berthollide bromide caesium iodide chloride chromium diantimonide cyanide deoxynucleotide fluoride halide hydrobromide hydrochloride iodide nitrosyl fluoride nucleotide polonide potassium chloride protochloride radionucleotide rubidium bromide salicide silicide tamanolide trichloride trisaccharide