glucinum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin glucina, from French glucine, from Ancient Greek γλυκύς (glukús, sweet) +‎ -um, in reference to the sweet taste of some of its salts.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

glucinum (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, chemistry) Beryllium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ glucinum” in the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–.
  2. ^ glucinum” in the Collins English Dictionary, Glasgow: HarperCollins Publishers.

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