polyhydric etymology

English word polyhydric comes from English poly- (Many. Polymer.), English hydric

Detailed word origin of polyhydric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
hydric English (eng) (chemistry) Of, or relating to hydrogen.. Characterized by, or requiring moisture.
polyhydric English (eng) (chemistry) containing two or more hydroxy groups.

Words with the same origin as polyhydric

Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam