stibium

noun

stib·​i·​um
ˈstibēəm
plural -s
1
: antimony
symbol Sb
2
: stibnite
especially : stibnite used (as in ancient Egypt) as a cosmetic for painting the eyes

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Stibium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stibium. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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