silicide

noun
sil·i·cide | \ˈsi-lə-ˌsīd \

Definition of silicide 

: a binary compound of silicon with a more electropositive element or group

First Known Use of silicide

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for silicide

International Scientific Vocabulary silicon + -ide

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The first known use of silicide was circa 1868

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