fulgide

noun

ful·​gide
-ˌjīd,
-jə̇d
plural -s
1
: the anhydride C6H4O3 of fulgenic acid
2
: a derivative of fulgenic acid (as some aryl derivatives used in photography to produce removable light images in blue and black tones)

Word History

Etymology

German fulgid, from fulg- (from Latin fulgēre) + -id -ide

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“Fulgide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulgide. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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