lanthanoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lanthanum + -oid

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lanthanoid (plural lanthanoids)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) lanthanide

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is the IUPAC preferred terminology, as "lanthanide" has the -ide suffix used for anions.