fluorine etymology

English word fluorine comes from English phyllo- (Leaf, leaves.), Latin fluor (Flow (act of flowing).)

Detailed word origin of fluorine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phyllo- English (eng) Leaf, leaves.
fluor Latin (lat) Flow (act of flowing).
fluorine English (eng) (chemistry, countable) A single atom of this element.. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol F) with an atomic number of 9.

Words with the same origin as fluorine

Descendants of fluor
flox fluo- fluocerite fluogermanate fluosilicate