pentafluoride etymology

English word pentafluoride comes from English fluoride, English penta- (Five.)

Detailed word origin of pentafluoride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fluoride English (eng) (chemistry) A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.. (chemistry) Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.
penta- English (eng) Five.
pentafluoride English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any fluoride containing five fluorine atoms in each molecule.

Words with the same origin as pentafluoride

Descendants of fluoride
fluoridate fluoridise fluoridosis
Descendants of penta-
dinitrogen pentaphosphide diphosphorus pentoxide pentachloro pentacoccous pentacyclic pentadelphy pentaerythritol pentalingual pentapetalous pentaphosphate pentaplex pentapod pentapyrimidine pentasaccharide pentasulfide pentasulphide antimony pentatriene pentazole peta- petabyte petagram petakatal petasecond phagraphene sodium pentaphosphide