nitrogène

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nitre (saltpetre) +‎ -gène; coined by Jean-Antoine Chaptal in 1790 on the model of oxygène.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ni.tʁo.ʒɛn/
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Noun[edit]

nitrogène m (plural nitrogènes)

  1. (obsolete) nitrogen
    Synonym: azote

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