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Definition of "stibium" [‖Stib•i•um]

  • Antimony (noun)
  • Kohl: stibnite used in ancient Egypt and Rome for eye cosmetics. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stibium" in a sentence
  • "Its chemical symbol, Sb, is derived from the Latin word stibium, which was the name of the most common antimony mineral, stibnite."
  • "-- The word stibium signifies the antimony, from whence, by the philosophical fire, is taken an alkali which we empty in our grand work."
  • "From the Gr. or is the Lat. stibium; while the Low"