favose etymology

English word favose comes from English -ose, Latin favus (A hexagonal pavement stone. Honeycomb.)

Detailed word origin of favose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ose English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars. Full of, like.
favus Latin (lat) A hexagonal pavement stone. Honeycomb.
favose English (eng) (botany) honeycombed. (medicine) Of or pertaining to the disease called favus.

Words with the same origin as favose

Descendants of -ose
agarose arabinoside biose caseose cutose cytosine dambose decose dextrose fructose fructoside galactose gentianose granulose hexosamine lacunose octose paucimannose rhamnose rutinose streptose sucrose tremellose venulose
Descendants of favus
favaginous faveolate