housane etymology

English word housane comes from English house, English -ane

Detailed word origin of housane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
house English (eng) (US, dialect) A small stand of trees in a swamp.. (astrology) One of the twelve divisions of an astrological chart. [from 14thc.]. (cartomancy) The fourth Lenormand card.. (chess, now, rare) A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of a piece. [from 16thc.]. (curling) The four concentric circles where points are scored on the ice. [from 19thc.]. (metaphorical) a place of rest [...]
-ane English (eng) (chemistry) A simple binary compound of hydrogen and a nonmetal or metalloid.. (organic chemistry) A saturated hydrocarbon; an alkane.. Variant of -an, usually with differentiation (germane, humane, urbane), but sometimes alone (mundane).
housane English (eng) (organic compound) a polycyclic alkane with the chemical formula C5H8.

Words with the same origin as housane

Descendants of house
heezy hizouse hizzay hizzie hizzle hizzy housage housie
Descendants of -ane
bromomethane butane cyclobutane epoxyethane ethane fluoromethane isobutane isohexane isooctane labdane ladderane methane methanesulfonic acid n-butane n-heptane nitromethane nonmethane octanal octane octanolysis olympiadane propane propanelike pterodactylane sulfurane