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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A metallic oxid or earth, having the appearance of a white powder, which is insipid, insoluble in water, and infusible.

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

  • noun (Chem.) The oxide, Y2O3, or earth, of yttrium.

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  • noun chemistry yttrium oxide

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin, after Ytterby, a town in Sweden.]

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From Ytterby, a town in Sweden

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