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  • n. bromine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bromine; -- formerly so called from its being obtained from sea water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Bromine: so called because it is an ingredient of sea-water.

Etymologies

Latin muria brine (since it was obtained from seawater). (Wiktionary)

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