Praseodymium Definition

prāzē-ō-dĭmē-əm, prāsē-
noun
A silvery, malleable chemical element, one of the rare-earth elements, whose salts are generally green in color and are used to color glasses and enamels: symbol, Pr; at. no. 59
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
atomic number 59pr

Origin of Praseodymium

  • German Praseodym Greek praseos variant of prasios leek-green (from prason leek) German -dym didymium

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek πράσιος (prasios, “leek-green") + didymium.

    From Wiktionary

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