See also: Magnesia and magnésia

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EtymologyEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • magnesia in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • magnesia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • magnesia in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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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.

NounEdit

magnesia f ‎(plural magnesias)

  1. (mineralogy) magnesia
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