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  • n. A supposed chemical element discovered in 1877, later found to be a mixture of iridium and rhodium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rare metallic element found in platinum ore. It is a white malleable substance. Symbol Da. Atomic weight 154.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A metal of the platinum group, whose discovery was announced in 1877 by Kern of St. Petersburg.

Etymologies

Davy +‎ -um (Wiktionary)

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