- any compound in which bivalent selenium is combined with a positive element, as potassium selenide, K2Se, or with a group.
Origin of selenide
1840–50; selen(ium) + -ide
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Historical Examples of selenide
It exists also combined with cobalt and lead, as the selenide of these metals; also as the selenide of lead and mercury.
The selenide was collected and dried in an atmosphere of nitrogen, and then in a vacuum, in presence of phosphorus pentoxide.