stibium

[stib-ee-uh m]
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noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. stheno,
  2. sti,
  3. stibial,
  4. stibialism,
  5. stibine,
  6. stibnite,
  7. stich,
  8. sticharion,
  9. stichic,
  10. stichometric

Origin of stibium

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin stibi(s), stibium < Greek stíbi (variant of stímmi < Egyptian sdm)

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British Dictionary definitions for stibium

stibium

noun

an obsolete name for antimony
Derived Formsstibial, adjective

Word Origin for stibium

C14: from Latin: antimony (used as a cosmetic in ancient Rome), via Greek from Egyptian stm

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