dioxide etymology

English word dioxide comes from English di-, English bismuth

Detailed word origin of dioxide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
bismuth English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A chemical element (symbol Bi) with an atomic number of 83: a brittle silvery-white metal.
dioxide English (eng) (chemistry) Any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule.

Words with the same origin as dioxide

Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester diethyl difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride
Descendants of bismuth
bismite bismoclite