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europium

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noun eu·ro·pi·um \yu̇-ˈrō-pē-əm\

Definition of europium

  1. :  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


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europium

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noun eu·ro·pi·um \yu̇-ˈrō-pē-əm\

Medical Definition of europium

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




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