iodine etymology

English word iodine comes from English phyllo- (Leaf, leaves.), Ancient Greek ἰοειδής

Detailed word origin of iodine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phyllo- English (eng) Leaf, leaves.
ἰοειδής Ancient Greek (grc)
iode French (fra) Iodine (element).
iodine English (eng) (transitive) to treat with iodine. (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.

Words with the same origin as iodine

Descendants of ἰοειδής
chloriodoform iodacetate iodacetic iodate iodethane iodhydrargyrate iodhydrate iodian iodide iodiferous iodobutane iodoform iodoglycerin iodohippurate iodohydrargyrate iodoketone iodonicotine iodophenyl iodosalycilic iodosugar iodosulfite iodotherapy iodyrite periodic