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strontia

[stron-shee-uh, -shuh] /ˈstrɒn ʃi ə, -ʃə/
noun, Chemistry
1.
Also called strontium oxide. a white or grayish-white, amorphous powder, SrO, resembling lime in its general character: used chiefly in the manufacture of strontium salts.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; stronti(an) + -a4
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strontia

/ˈstrɒntɪə/
noun
1.
another name for strontium monoxide
Word Origin
C19: changed from strontian
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