lysergic

adj.

1934, from -lys- in hydrolysis + first syllable of ergot + -ic.


Nearby words

  1. lyse,
  2. lysemia,
  3. lysenko,
  4. lysenko, trofim denisovich,
  5. lysenkoism,
  6. lysergic acid,
  7. lysergic acid diethylamide,
  8. lysergide,
  9. lysi-,
  10. lysias

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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