a suffix used in chemical terminology, identical in sense with -ide, which has now generally replaced it: carburet (now carbide); phosphuret (now phosphide).

Origin of -uret

From the New Latin word -urētum, -ōrētum, of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for -uret



formerly used to form the names of binary chemical compounds

Word Origin for -uret

from New Latin -uretum
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