stibium


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stibium

(ˈstɪbɪəm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an obsolete name for antimony
[C14: from Latin: antimony (used as a cosmetic in ancient Rome), via Greek from Egyptian stm]
ˈstibial adj
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Its name might have been derived from the Egyptian word for the metal sdm, from which the Greek stimmi, then the Latin stibium, then the French antimoine were derived.
Fernandez de Palencia (1490, s.v.) define stibium como "el auayalde que tira en color amarillo con que las mugeres se afeytan".
Village Main Reef is selling its 76.6% shareholding in the gold mine to Stibium Mining (Pty) Ltd.