Definition of electride in English:

electride

noun

Chemistry
  • A compound of a cation and one or more electrons; specifically an ionic solid whose crystal lattice consists of cations and electrons, instead of cations and anions as in a salt.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Tetrahedron Letters. From electr- + -ide.

Pronunciation

electride

/ɪˈlɛktrʌɪd/