stibium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin stibium, antimony, which was imported from Ancient Greek στίβι (stíbi), a variant of στίμμι (stímmi) and originated in Egyptian

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Noun[edit]

stibium (uncountable)

  1. antimony
  2. kohl: stibnite used in ancient Egypt and Rome for eye cosmetics.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Stibium” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • stibium”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stibium.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: sti‧bi‧um

Noun[edit]

stibium n (uncountable)

  1. antimony

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Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στίβι (stíbi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stibium n (genitive stibiī); second declension

  1. antimony
  2. kohl, stibnite

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stibium stibia
Genitive stibiī stibiōrum
Dative stibiō stibiīs
Accusative stibium stibia
Ablative stibiō stibiīs
Vocative stibium stibia

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