alkide

noun
al·​kide | \ ˈalˌkīd, -kə̇d \
plural -s

Definition of alkide

: a binary compound of an alkyl especially with a metal diethyl-zinc (C2H5)2Zn is an alkide of zinc

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of alkide

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkide

alkyl + -ide

Learn More About alkide

Dictionary Entries Near alkide

al-ki

alkide

alkie

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for alkide

Cite this Entry

“Alkide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkide. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!