Definition of carbonitride in US English:

carbonitride

noun

Chemistry Metallurgy
  • A compound of carbon and nitrogen with another element, typically a metal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Roscoe (1833–1915), chemist and university administrator. From carbo- + nitride.

Pronunciation

carbonitride

/ˌkɑːbə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪtrʌɪd/