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azote

[az-oht, ey-zoht, uh-zoht] /ˈæz oʊt, ˈeɪ zoʊt, əˈzoʊt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < French < Greek ázōtos ungirt, taken to mean lifeless
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azote

/ˈeɪzəʊt; əˈzəʊt/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for nitrogen
Word Origin
C18: from French, from Greek azōtos ungirded, intended for Greek azōos lifeless
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