Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by Klaproth in 1803 to the Swedish mineral now called cerite, from which he had extracted a new earth (impure oxid of cerium) which he termed ochroiterde on account of its ocherous yellow color.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.