azote

noun \ˈaˌzōt, əˈz-\

Definition of azote

plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of azote

French, from a- 2a- (from Greek) + -zote (irregular from Greek zōē life); from the observation that it cannot take the place of air in supporting life — more at quick


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