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