Origin of antimonyMiddle English antimonie from Old French antimoine from Medieval Latin antimonium from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Arabic al ithmid, antimony from Classical Greek stimi (from source Classical Latin stibium) from Coptic st?m from Egyptian sdmt, origin, originally , mixture used to protect the eyes from flies
Origin of antimonyMiddle English antimonie from Medieval Latin antimōnium perhaps from Arabic al-'i&tlowmac;mid al- the 'i&tlowmac;mid antimony ( perhaps from Greek stimmi ; see stibine . )
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- Do not confuse antimony with antinomy.
From Medieval Latin antimonium attested in the eleventh century; see also here.