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stibium

[stib-ee-uh m] /ˈstɪb i əm/
noun, Chemistry
1.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin stibi(s), stibium < Greek stíbi (variant of stímmi < Egyptian sdm)
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stibium

/ˈstɪbɪəm/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for antimony
Derived Forms
stibial, adjective
Word Origin
C14: from Latin: antimony (used as a cosmetic in ancient Rome), via Greek from Egyptian stm
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