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stannum

[ stan-uhm ]
/ ˈstæn əm /
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noun
tin.
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Origin of stannum

1775–85; <Late Latin: tin, Latin stannum, stagnum alloy of silver and lead
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British Dictionary definitions for stannum

stannum
/ (ˈstænəm) /

noun
an obsolete name for tin (def. 1)

Word Origin for stannum

C18: from Late Latin: tin, from Latin: alloy of silver and lead, perhaps of Celtic origin; compare Welsh ystaen tin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for stannum

stannum
[ stănəm ]

n.
The element tin.
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