oleophobic etymology

English word oleophobic comes from English -phobic, English oleo- (Oil or oil-based materials.)

Detailed word origin of oleophobic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phobic English (eng) Used as a synonym of -phobe to form nouns.. Used to form adjectives meaning of a fear of a specific thing.. Used to form adjectives meaning of hate directed towards a particular type of person (due to fear of that type of person).
oleo- English (eng) Oil or oil-based materials.
oleophobic English (eng) Tending to repel oil.

Words with the same origin as oleophobic

Descendants of -phobic
Iranophobic Persophobic acrophobic ailurophobic atheophobic carbophobic carcinophobic computerphobic electrophobic heliophobic hodophobic homophobic iconophobic ionophobic neophobic ophidiophobic ophiophobic philophobic photophobic pornophobic queerphobic taxaphobic transphobic xenophobic xyrophobic
Descendants of oleo-
olein oleochemical oleochemistry oleocystidium oleodistillate oleograph oleogum oleomargarine oleophilic oleophobicity oleoresin oleoyl