gasogen etymology

English word gasogen comes from English gas, English -gen (A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.), English balanephagous ((rare) Acorn-eating.)

Detailed word origin of gasogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gas English (eng) (US) To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel.. (US) To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it. (Ireland, colloquial) comical, zany; fun, amusing (US) Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process.. (baseball) A fastball.. (countable) A hob on a gas cooker.. (countable, chemistry) A chemical element or compound in such a state.. (slang) [...]
-gen English (eng) A producer of something, e.g. hydrogen.
balanephagous English (eng) (rare) Acorn-eating.
gasogen English (eng) A volatile hydrocarbon used as an illuminant or for charging illuminating gas.. An apparatus for the generation of gases, or for impregnating a liquid with a gas, or a gas with a volatile liquid.

Words with the same origin as gasogen

Descendants of gas
Descendants of -gen
acrogen androgen antiflorigenic carcinogen carcinogenic chalcogenide comedogenic estrogen hallucinogen hallucinogenic litogen melanogen morphogen mutagen narced neogen nitragin nitrogen organogen osteogen procarcinogen pruritogen pyrogen zymogen
Descendants of balanephagous