monoxide etymology

English word monoxide comes from English mono- (One.), English bismuth

Detailed word origin of monoxide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mono- English (eng) One.
bismuth English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A chemical element (symbol Bi) with an atomic number of 83: a brittle silvery-white metal.
monoxide English (eng) (chemistry) any oxide containing a single oxygen atom in each molecule or formula unit.

Words with the same origin as monoxide

Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monodactyl monofilament monofunctional monogamous monogonal monogram monoid monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate
Descendants of bismuth
bismite bismoclite