samsonite etymology

English word samsonite comes from English -ite, English Samson

Detailed word origin of samsonite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ite English (eng) Forming adjectives (biology) Used to form nouns denoting segments or components of the body or an organ of the body.. (chemistry) Used to form names of certain chemical compounds, especially salts or esters of acids whose name ends in -ous.. (chiefly, US) Used to form demonyms.. (sometimes, pejorative) Used to form nouns denoting followers or adherents of a specified person, idea, doctrine, [...]
Samson English (eng) (by extension) Any very strong man.. A male given name... An English surname derived from the given name.. An Israelite judge in the Old Testament who performed feats of strength against the Philistines but was betrayed by Delilah his mistress. (biblical character).
samsonite English (eng) (mineralogy) A black, monoclinic silver manganese antimony sulfosalt mineral.

Words with the same origin as samsonite

Descendants of -ite
Heracleonite Jainite Odessite andesite aphrodite bauxite carbonite cavorite coltan cordite jeffersonite kambaldaite kryptonite magnetite meteorite muscovite nanite noonkanbahite orichalcum saliotite silicate socialite sodomite trilobite