hexachloride etymology

English word hexachloride comes from English hexa- (Forming compound words with the sense of "six".), English chloride

Detailed word origin of hexachloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hexa- English (eng) Forming compound words with the sense of "six".
chloride English (eng) (chemistry) any salt of hydrochloric acid, such as sodium chloride, or any binary compound of chlorine and another element or radical.
hexachloride English (eng) (chemistry) Any chloride having six chlorine atoms.

Words with the same origin as hexachloride

Descendants of hexa-
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Descendants of chloride
chloridaemia chloridate chloridic chloridise chloridize hypochloridaemia