trilithium etymology

English word trilithium comes from English lithium, English tri-

Detailed word origin of trilithium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lithium English (eng) (pharmaceutical drug, uncountable) Lithium carbonate or other preparations of lithium metal used to treat manic depression and bipolar disorders.. (uncountable) The simplest alkali metal, the lightest solid element, and the third lightest chemical element (symbol Li) with an atomic number of 3.. A lithium battery.
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
trilithium English (eng) (chemistry, especially in combination) Three lithium atoms in a molecule.

Words with the same origin as trilithium

Descendants of lithium
balipholite delithiation lithal lithian
Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong