Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A supposed new metal reported by A. T. Abel as separated from the Cranbourne (Australia) meteoric iron. It was later shown by Flight to be identical with Reichenbach's tænite, and was named by him edmondsonite (after George Edmondson, Director of Queenwood College, Hampshire).


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


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