picrate etymology

English word picrate comes from English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English picric (Designating a type of bitter yellow acid.)

Detailed word origin of picrate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
picric English (eng) Designating a type of bitter yellow acid.
picrate English (eng) (chemistry) any salt or ester of picric acid.

Words with the same origin as picrate

Descendants of -ule
dent dental dentist
Descendants of picric
picramic picryl