New Latin, from Ernest Rutherford
1969, in the meaning defined above
“Rutherfordium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rutherfordium. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.
scientific Latin, from Ernest Rutherford, 1871–1937, British physicist
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about rutherfordium
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