chloride etymology

English word chloride comes from English chlorine, English -ide

Detailed word origin of chloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chlorine English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A toxic, green, gaseous chemical element (symbol Cl) with an atomic number of 17.
-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.
chloride English (eng) (chemistry) any salt of hydrochloric acid, such as sodium chloride, or any binary compound of chlorine and another element or radical.

Words with the same origin as chloride

Descendants of chlorine
chloral chlorinated chlorinise chlorinity chlorinize cobaltous chloride dechlorinate dehydrochlorinase gold chloride hexachloride hydrochloride manganese chloride monochloride nonchlorinated osmious chloride pentachloride platinoso-platinic chloride plumbous chloride polychlorinated potassium chloride saran-wrap silver chloride strontium chloride titanium chloride
Descendants of -ide
arabinoside berthollide bromide caesium iodide chromium diantimonide cyanide deoxynucleotide fluoride halide hydrobromide iodide nitrosyl fluoride nucleotide polonide protochloride radionucleotide rubidium bromide salicide silicide tamanolide trichloride trisaccharide