hydrofluoric etymology

English word hydrofluoric comes from English hydro-, English fluoric

Detailed word origin of hydrofluoric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hydro- English (eng) (chemistry) hydrogen. (mineralogy) a hydrous compound. (zoology) Hydrozoa. Water.
fluoric English (eng) (chemistry) Pertaining to, obtained from or containing fluorine. (obsolete, inorganic chemistry) hydrofluoric.
hydrofluoric English (eng) (chemistry) Containing hydrogen and fluorine.

Words with the same origin as hydrofluoric

Descendants of hydro-
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