aramid

[ ar-uh-mid ]
/ ˈær ə mɪd /

noun Chemistry.

any of a class of synthetic aromatic long-chain polyamides capable of extrusion into fibers having resistance to high temperatures and great strength.

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Origin of aramid

probably ar(omatic) + -amid, respelling of amide
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