trioxygen etymology

English word trioxygen comes from English quinone, English tri-

Detailed word origin of trioxygen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quinone English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.
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.
trioxygen English (eng) (inorganic compound) ozone (the triatomic allotrope of oxygen).

Words with the same origin as trioxygen

Descendants of quinone
anthraquinonoid phlorone quinoid quinoidization quinonimine quinonoid quinonoxime quinoxyl quinoyl semiquinonic
Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong