tetraquark etymology

English word tetraquark comes from English quark, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetraquark

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quark English (eng) (Falkland Islands, informal) The black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax. (computing, X Window System) An integer that uniquely identifies a text string.. (particle) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle which forms matter. Quarks have never been found alone as of this writing, They combine to form hadrons, such as protons and neutrons. A soft creamy cheese, eaten [...]
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetraquark English (eng) (physics) A hypothetical meson composed of four valence quarks.

Words with the same origin as tetraquark

Descendants of quark
quagma quink
Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide