europium


eu·ro·pi·um

noun \y-ˈrō-pē-əm\

Definition of EUROPIUM

:  a divalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare-earth group found especially in monazite sand — see element table

Origin of EUROPIUM

New Latin, from Europa Europe
First Known Use: 1901

eu·ro·pi·um

noun \y-ˈrō-pē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EUROPIUM

: a bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare-earth group found in monazite sand—symbol Eu; see element table

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