iodian etymology

English word iodian comes from English iodine, English -ian

Detailed word origin of iodian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iodine English (eng) (countable, uncountable, obsolete) An iodide.. A chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens.. An antiseptic incorporating the element. (transitive) to treat with iodine.
-ian English (eng) (as a noun) Having a certain profession.. (as a noun) One from, belonging to, relating to, or like.. (as an adjective) From, related to, or like.
iodian English (eng) (mineralogy) Describing minerals containing iodine (especially when it replaces another element).

Words with the same origin as iodian

Descendants of iodine
caesium iodide curium iodide diiodide hydrogen iodide iodhydrin iodide iodiferous iodinase iodinate iodiodide iodozone iodyrite iron iodide kalium iodide lithium iodide potassium iodide scandium iodide triiodide
Descendants of -ian
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