triuranium etymology

English word triuranium comes from English tri-, English molybdenum

Detailed word origin of triuranium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
molybdenum English (eng) A metallic chemical element (symbol Mo) with an atomic number of 42.. A single atom of this element.
triuranium English (eng) (inorganic chemistry, in combination) Three uranium atoms / ions in a compound.

Words with the same origin as triuranium

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate trong
Descendants of molybdenum
moluranite molybdeniferous molybdenite molybdian molybdic molybdic acid molybdosis molybdous