lutetium[lo̵̅o̅ tē′s̸hē əm]
Origin: ModL from lutetia, lutetium oxide (from Classical Latin Lutetia: see Lutetia) plush -ium: so named by G. Urbain (1872-1938), French chemist, after his native city
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also lu·te·ci·umnoun Symbol Lu
Origin: Latin Lutetia, ancient name of Paris, France (where it was discovered) + -ium.
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