diethyl etymology

English word diethyl comes from English ethyl, English di-

Detailed word origin of diethyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ethyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C2H5, formally derived from ethane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
diethyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) Two ethyl groups attached to the same molecule.

Words with the same origin as diethyl

Descendants of ethyl
dichloroethane diiodoethane eth- ethane ethanol ethionic acid pethidine phosphatidylethanolamine phosphorylethanolamine polythene
Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dioxide dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride