azote

[ az-oht, ey-zoht, uh-zoht ]
/ ˈæz oʊt, ˈeɪ zoʊt, əˈzoʊt /

noun Chemistry.

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Origin of azote

1785–95; < French < Greek ázōtos ungirt, taken to mean lifeless
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azote
/ (ˈeɪzəʊt, əˈzəʊt) /

noun

an obsolete name for nitrogen

Word Origin for azote

C18: from French, from Greek azōtos ungirded, intended for Greek azōos lifeless
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