Adjective "azo" definition and examples

(Azo may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈeɪzəʊ/

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Definitions and examples

prefix

Containing two adjacent nitrogen atoms between carbon atoms.

    More definitions

    1. containing the azo group.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "dyes can be azo."

    "whites can be azo."

    "pigments can be azo."

    "knowns can be azo."

    Origin

    From obsolete azote ‘nitrogen’, from French, from Greek a- ‘without’ + zōē ‘life’.