azote

noun

ˈaˌzōt,
əˈz-
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Azote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azote. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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