am·​mo·​no | \ əˈmō(ˌ)nō \

Definition of ammono

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to compounds considered as bearing to ammonia relations analogous to those that certain other compounds bear to water lithium amide LiNH2 is an ammono base — compare aquo

Definition of ammono- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : ammonia ammonolysis
2 : derived from ammonia in names of chemical compoundsammonocarbonic acid HN=C(NH2)2 — compare aquo- sense 2

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First Known Use of ammono


1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Ammono.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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