EKASILICON

Ekasilicon

Ek`a*sil"i*con\, n. [Skr. [=e]ka one + E. silicon.] (Chem.) The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named germanium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See Germanium, and cf. Ekabor.
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