radon etymology

English word radon comes from English emanation

Detailed word origin of radon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
emanation English (eng) (uncountable, obsolete, chemistry) The element radon.. That which issues, flows, or proceeds from any object as a source; efflux; an effluence.. The act of flowing or proceeding from a fountain head or origin.
radon English (eng) A radioactive chemical element (symbol Rn, formerly Ro) with atomic number 86, one of the noble gases.. The most stable isotope of this element, 22286Rn.

Words with the same origin as radon

Descendants of emanation
eka-radon radon fluoride