azote

azote

[az-oht, ey-zoht, uh-zoht]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
1785–95; < French < Greek ázōtos ungirt, taken to mean lifeless

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azote (ˈeɪzəʊt, əˈzəʊt)
 
n
an obsolete name for nitrogen
 
[C18: from French, from Greek azōtos ungirded, intended for Greek azōos lifeless]

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