cyanamide etymology

English word cyanamide comes from English cyano-

Detailed word origin of cyanamide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyano- English (eng) (chemistry) derived from cyanogen or cyanide. Dark blue-green in colour.
cyanamide English (eng) (chemistry) A chemical compound, NH2CN; a white crystalline solid, soluble in water, having many commercial applications including fertilizer. (organic compound) Any derivative of this compound in which one or more hydrogen atoms are replaced by an alkyl or aryl group.

Words with the same origin as cyanamide

Descendants of cyano-
cyanate cyanea cyanic cyanogen cyanose cyanosis cyanotype trigenic acid