ammono

1 of 2

adjective

am·​mo·​no
əˈmō(ˌ)nō
: 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

ammono-

2 of 2

combining form

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

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

ammono-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary, from ammonia

First Known Use

Adjective

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ammono was in 1907

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“Ammono.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammono. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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