rare earth

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rare earth

noun

Definition of RARE EARTH

1
:  any of a group of similar oxides of metals or a mixture of such oxides occurring together in widely distributed but relatively scarce minerals

First Known Use of RARE EARTH

1875

rare earth

noun \ˌrer-ˈərth\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RARE EARTH

1
: any of a group of similar oxides of metals or a mixture of such oxides occurring together in widely distributed but relatively scarce minerals

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