aluminide

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noun alu·mi·nide \ə-ˈlü-mə-ˌnīd\

Definition of aluminide

chemistry

  1. :  a binary compound of aluminum and another element iron aluminide

Origin and Etymology of aluminide

borrowed from French, from aluminium aluminium + -ide -ide


First Known Use: 1859


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