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magnesia

See also: Magnesia and magnésia

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From Middle English magnesia, from Late Latin magnesia, from Ancient Greek μαγνησία (magnēsía), after Μαγνησία, a city name in Thessaly, Lydia, and Asia Minor.

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magnesia (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) magnesium oxide

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magnesia f (plural magnesie)

  1. (mineralogy) magnesia

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magnēsia

  1. nominative plural of magnēsium
  2. accusative plural of magnēsium
  3. vocative plural of magnēsium

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μαγνησία (Magnēsía) (λίθος (líthos)), (stone of) Magnesia, name of several minerals from the region in Asia Minor.

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magnesia f (plural magnesias)

  1. (mineralogy) magnesia