persulfide etymology

English word persulfide comes from English per-, English sulfide

Detailed word origin of persulfide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
per- English (eng) (non-productive) Denoting the sense "by" or "per", as in perchance or perhaps. (chemistry) Added to the name of an element in a polyatomic ion denote the number of atoms of that element (usually four).. (chemistry) Forming nouns and adjectives denoting the maximum proportion of one element in a compound, as in peroxide.. (non-productive) In adjectives and adverbs: denoting the sense [...]
sulfide English (eng) (American spelling, chemistry) Any compound of sulfur and a metal or other electropositive element or group.
persulfide English (eng) (chemistry) Any sulfide containing more than the usual proportion of sulfur atoms.

Words with the same origin as persulfide

Descendants of per-
benzole peroxide mercury perchloride orthoperiodate orthoperiodic perchlorate perfluorinated perfluoro perfluoroalkoxy perfluoroisobutene perfluorooctanoic acid perhydrate perhydro periodic periodo permanganate pernitrate perorate peroxide perradial persulfate perusal peruse plumbic peroxide potassium permanganate
Descendants of sulfide
aluminium sulphide arseno-sulphide barium sulphide bisulphide cadmium sulphide calcium sulphide carbon disulphide cuprous sulphide ferrous sulphide hydrosulphide iodosulphide lithium sulphide magnesium sulphide molybdenum sulphide pentasulphide plumbous sulphide selenium sulphide sesquisulphide silver sulphide stannic sulphide sulphidation sulphidic thallium sulphide thiosulphide vanadous sulphide