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EtymologyEdit

From the New Latin hydrargyrum (mercury), form of hydrargyrus, from Ancient Greek ὑδράργυρος (hudrárguros, quicksilver), from ὕδωρ (húdōr, water) (whence hydro-) + ἄργῠρος (árguros, silver) (cognate to Ag (symbol for silver)). Compare quicksilver.

SymbolEdit

Hg

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for mercury.

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