ultrapotassic etymology

English word ultrapotassic comes from English potassic ((chemistry) Containing potassium.), English ultra-

Detailed word origin of ultrapotassic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
potassic English (eng) (chemistry) Containing potassium.
ultra- English (eng) Beyond, on the far side of, as in ultraviolet.. Beyond, outside of, as in ultrasonic.. Excessively, to an extreme, as in ultramicroscopic, ultra-careful.. Greater than normal quantity or importance, as in ultrasecret.
ultrapotassic English (eng) (petrology, of mafic or ultramafic rock) Having a very high potassium content.

Words with the same origin as ultrapotassic

Descendants of ultra-
intense ultrasound