chalcogenide

noun
chal·​co·​gen·​ide | \ ˈkal-kə-jə-ˌnīd How to pronounce chalcogenide (audio) \

Definition of chalcogenide

: a binary compound of a chalcogen with a more electropositive element or radical

First Known Use of chalcogenide

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chalcogenide was in 1935

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“Chalcogenide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chalcogenide. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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