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stibium

[ stib-ee-uhm ]
/ ˈstɪb i əm /
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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
/ (ˈstɪbɪəm) /

noun

an obsolete name for antimony

Derived forms of stibium

stibial, 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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