stannane

noun stan·nane \ 11 staˌnān \

Definition of stannane

plural -s
1 :a compound of tin and hydrogen; especially :the unstable gaseous tetrahydride SnH4 known chiefly in the form of organic derivatives
2 :any of various organic derivatives of tin tetrahydride

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Origin and Etymology of stannane

stann- + methane; from the analogy of its formula to that of methane, CH4


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