Cadmia meaning

(mineralogy, obsolete) An oxide of zinc that collects on the sides of furnaces where zinc is sublimed. Formerly applied to the mineral.
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(mineralogy, obsolete) Calamine.
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Origin of cadmia

  • From Latin cadmia (“calamine”), from Ancient Greek καδμεία (kadmeia, “calamine”). Compare calamine.

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