Origin: ModL: arbitrary coinage (1796) by M. H. Klaproth (see tellurium) for element discovered (1791) by William Gregor (1761-1817), Brit mineralogist, and later by Klaproth < Gr Titanes, pl. of Titan, Titan + -ium, by analogy with uranium
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noun Symbol Ti
Origin: From Latin Tītān, Titan; see titan.
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