thoria

noun
tho·ria | \ˈthȯr-ē-ə \

Definition of thoria 

: a powdery white oxide of thorium ThO2 used especially as a catalyst and in crucibles and refractories and optical glass

First Known Use of thoria

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thoria

New Latin, from thorium + -a

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The first known use of thoria was circa 1841

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