Origin: coined by Michael Faraday < Gr kation, thing going down, neut. prp. of katienai, to go down < kata, down + ienai, to go: see via
See cation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek kation, something going down
Origin: , from
Origin: neuter present participle of katienai, to go down
Origin: : kat-, kata-, cata-
Origin: + ienai, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.
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