stibium

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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. (chiefly obsolete, rare) antimony
    • 2019 Dec 12, Subramanyan & Aravindan, 'Stibium: A Promising Electrode toward Building High-Performance Na-Ion Full-Cells', Chem, volume 5, issue 12.
  2. kohl: stibnite used in ancient Egypt and Rome for eye cosmetics.
    • 1922, E.A.W. Budge. 55. Marble stibium pot inscribed with the name of Paȧtenu (?)
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      A Guide to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Egyptian Rooms, and the Coptic Room, page 269. British Museum, Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2023), “Stibium”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • stibium”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2023.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin stibium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsti.biˌʏm/
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  • Hyphenation: sti‧bi‧um

Noun[edit]

stibium n (uncountable)

  1. antimony

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Latin[edit]

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Chemical element
Sb
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στίβι (stíbi), a variant of Ancient Greek στίμμι (stímmi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stibium n (genitive stibiī); second declension

  1. antimony
    Synonym: antimonium
  2. kohl, stibnite

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

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

References[edit]

  • stibium”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stibium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette