5 letter word starting with io

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iodal noun An oily liquid, Cl3.CHO, analogous to chloral and bromal.
iodic adjective to, or containing, iodine; specif., denoting those compounds in which it has a relatively high valence; as, iodic acid.
iodo- Alt. of Iod-
ionic adjective Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians., Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the five recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. Its distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes. See Illust. of Capital., Of or pertaining to an ion; composed of ions., A foot consisting of four syllables: either two long and two short, — that is, a spondee and a pyrrhic, in which case it is called the greater Ionic; or two short and two long, — that is, a pyrrhic and a spondee, in which case it is called the smaller Ionic., A verse or meter composed or consisting of Ionic feet., The Ionic dialect; as, the Homeric Ionic., Ionic type.
iowas noun pl. A tribe of Indians which formerly occupied the region now included in the State of Iowa.