Inflammable air

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the old chemical name for hydrogen.

See also: Inflammable

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Which chemical element is also know as "Inflammable Air"?
* Henry Cavendish: British scientist noted for his discovery of hydrogen or what he called "inflammable air".
In science, which element was formerly called Inflammable Air? 20.