metalate etymology

English word metalate comes from English metal, English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.)

Detailed word origin of metalate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
metal English (eng) (music) Characterized by strong drum-beats and distorted guitars. [1970s and after]. Having the emotional or social characteristics associated with metal music; brash, bold, frank, unyielding, etc. To make a road using crushed rock, stones etc. (UK, obsolete, in the plural) The rails of a railway.. (archaic) The substance that constitutes something or someone; matter; hence, character or [...]
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
metalate English (eng)

Words with the same origin as metalate

Descendants of metal
cermet mettle
Descendants of -ule
dent dental dentist