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From Medieval Latin antimonium attested in the 11th century; see also here.

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antimony (countable and uncountable, plural antimonies)

  1. A chemical element (symbol Sb) with an atomic number of 51. The symbol is derived from Latin stibium.
  2. The alloy stibnite
    • 2005, Al Berlin, Chemical Physics of Pyrolysis, Combustion, and Oxidation, →ISBN, page 21:
      In quality synergistic additives in a composition use oxide antimonies.

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  • Antimony” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • antimony mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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