salicide etymology

English word salicide comes from English -ide, English salicin

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Detailed word origin of salicide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ide English (eng) A binary compound - bromide, arsenide, palladide.. Any of a group of related compounds - azide, polysaccharide, glycoside.. Any of a group of several elements - lanthanide.
salicin English (eng) A glucoside derivative of salicylic acid; the active principle of willow bark, once used medicinally.
salicide English (eng) (chemistry) A compound of salicin e.g. salicide of potassium, hydrogen salicide.

Words with the same origin as salicide

Descendants of -ide
arabinoside berthollide bromide caesium iodide chloride chromium diantimonide cyanide deoxynucleotide fluoride halide hydrobromide hydrochloride iodide nitrosyl fluoride nucleotide polonide potassium chloride protochloride radionucleotide rubidium bromide silicide tamanolide trichloride trisaccharide
Descendants of salicin
saligenin