aluminum

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • aluminium (the spelling used in the sciences, and non-US English)

Etymology[edit]

Coined by British chemist Humphry Davy in 1812, after the earlier 1807 New Latin form alumium.[1] Latin alumen +‎ -um

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Noun[edit]

aluminum (countable and uncountable, plural aluminums)

  1. US and Canadian standard spelling of aluminium.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

alūminum

  1. genitive plural of alūmen