al·​a·​bam·​ine | \ ˌa-lə-ˈba-ˌmēn, -mən \
plural -s

Definition of alabamine

: chemical element 85 a name now superseded by astatine

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First Known Use of alabamine

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alabamine

Alabama (state) + -ine

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“Alabamine.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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