carbonium

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Noun[edit]

carbonium (plural carboniums)

  1. (dated, chemistry) A deprecated name for any of several organic cations; carbocation or carbenium

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from carbō, carbōnis (charcoal, coal) +‎ -ium (chemical element suffix).

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Noun[edit]

carbōnium n (genitive carbōniī); second declension

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  1. (New Latin) carbon

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative carbōnium carbōnia
genitive carbōniī carbōniōrum
dative carbōniō carbōniīs
accusative carbōnium carbōnia
ablative carbōniō carbōniīs
vocative carbōnium carbōnia

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