fluoride etymology

English word fluoride comes from English fluorine, English -ide

Detailed word origin of fluoride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fluorine English (eng) (chemistry, countable) A single atom of this element.. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol F) with an atomic number of 9.
-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.
fluoride English (eng) (chemistry) A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.. (chemistry) Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.

Words with the same origin as fluoride

Descendants of fluorine
ammonium fluoride antifluoridationist borofluoride difluoride flox fluoridation fluorinate fluorination heptafluoride hexafluoride magnesium fluoride monofluoride nitrosyl fluoride pentafluoride polyvinylidene fluoride potassium fluoride radon fluoride sulfuryl fluoride tetrafluoride trifluoride
Descendants of -ide
arabinoside berthollide bromide caesium iodide chloride chromium diantimonide cyanide deoxynucleotide halide hydrobromide hydrochloride iodide nucleotide polonide potassium chloride protochloride radionucleotide rubidium bromide salicide silicide tamanolide trichloride trisaccharide