- n. chemistry, obsolete A rejected name for francium.
- Virginia + -ium (after the US state), proposed in 1930 by Fred Allison, whose claim to have discovered the element was later disproved. (Wiktionary)
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Words that sound like they might be the names of elements of the periodic table, but that aren't. Many of the words listed here were actually proposed as names for substances their creators thought...
Names and spellings formerly used for elements. Not entirely complete because I refuse to take notice of some of the sillier ones.
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