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europium

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Noun
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eu=ro=pi=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

europiumn. [NL.; Europe + -ium, as in aluminium.].
     A metallic element of the rare-earth group (Lanthanide series), discovered spectroscopically by Demarcay in 1896. Symbol, Eu; atomic number 63; at. wt., 151.965 (C=12.011); valence = +2 or +3.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

europium, n. Chem. a soft silvery metallic element of the lanthanide series, occurring naturally in small quantities.

Usage
Symb.: Eu.
Etymology
mod.L f. Europe

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