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Etymology of the English word diastase

the English word diastase
derived from the French word diastase
derived from the Greek word diastasis, διάστασις
derived from the Greek word stasis, στάσις (a standing (properly, the act); (by analogy) position (existence); by implication, a popular uprising; figuratively, controversy)
derived from the Greek word histanai
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-
derived from the Greek word diistanai
derived from the Greek word histanai
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-
derived from the Greek word diistemi, διΐστημι (to stand apart; to remove, intervene)

Date

The earliest known usage of diastase in English dates from the 19th century.

Derivations in English

-ase

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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