noun stib·i·um \ˈstibēəm\

Definition of stibium



  1. 1 :  antimony —symbol Sb

  2. 2 :  stibnite; especially :  stibnite used (as in ancient Egypt) as a cosmetic for painting the eyes

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Origin and Etymology of stibium

Latin stibium, stibi, stimmi, from Greek stibi, stimmi, from Egyptian sṭm

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capable of being understood in two ways

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