-amide
-amide also amide, in chemical use, 1850, denoting a compound obtained by replacing one hydrogen atom in ammonia with an element or radical, from Fr. amide, from AMMONIA (Cf. ammonia) + -IDE (Cf. -ide).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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