Definition of phosphuret in English:

phosphuret

noun

Chemistry
rare, historical
  • A compound of phosphorus with hydrogen, a metal, or a radical; a phosphide.

Origin

Late 18th century. From post-classical Latin phosphoretum, either from phospho- + -oretum or perhaps from phosphorus + classical Latin -ētum (in e.g. acētum); altered to phosphuret after French phosphure.

Pronunciation

phosphuret

/ˈfɒsfjʊrət/