sulfurane etymology

English word sulfurane comes from English sulfur, English -ane

Detailed word origin of sulfurane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sulfur English (eng) (transitive) To treat with sulfur, or a sulfur compound, especially to preserve or to counter agricultural pests. Of a yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur. (countable, uncountable) A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.. (uncountable) A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16.
-ane English (eng) (chemistry) A simple binary compound of hydrogen and a nonmetal or metalloid.. (organic chemistry) A saturated hydrocarbon; an alkane.. Variant of -an, usually with differentiation (germane, humane, urbane), but sometimes alone (mundane).
sulfurane English (eng) (chemistry) Any compound, of general formula SR4, containing tetravalent sulfur attached to four atoms or groups.

Words with the same origin as sulfurane

Descendants of sulfur
sulf- sulfacetic acid sulfacid sulfamic sulfamine sulfanilate sulfarsenate sulfarsenious acid sulfarsenite sulfarsin sulfethamate sulfethylate sulfhydrate sulfhydric sulfo- sulfoarsenide sulfobenzamic sulfobromophthalein sulfoglyceric acid sulfolipid sulfotellurate sulpharsenious acid sulphoarsenious acid sulphocarbonate sulphocarbonyl
Descendants of -ane
bromomethane butane cyclobutane epoxyethane ethane fluoromethane isobutane isohexane isooctane labdane ladderane methane methanesulfonic acid n-butane n-heptane nitromethane nonmethane octanal octane octanolysis olympiadane propane propanelike pterodactylane