A chemical element (symbol Sb) with an atomic number of 51. The symbol is derived from Latin stibium.
The alloy stibnite.
- atomic number 51
Origin of Antimony
Middle English antimonie from Medieval Latin antimōnium perhaps from Arabic al-’iṯmid al- the ’iṯmid antimony (perhaps from Greek stimmi stibine)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Medieval Latin antimonium attested in the eleventh century; see also here.
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