Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Old Chem.) Bromine; -- formerly so called from its being obtained from sea water.

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  • noun chemistry, obsolete bromine

Etymologies

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

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