from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element germanium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for germanium.
  • proper n. Alternative form of Gaea.
  • proper n. A group of aboriginal languages of Brazil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The chemical symbol for germanium, a metalloid element of atomic number 32. See germanium.
  • n. goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology. See Gaea.


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