iodinate etymology

English word iodinate comes from English iodine, English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.)

Detailed word origin of iodinate

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.
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
iodinate English (eng) (transitive) To treat, or to combine, with iodine.

Words with the same origin as iodinate

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