Meaning of FRANCIUM in English

FRANCIUM

n.

Pronunciation: ' fran(t)-s ē - ə m

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from France

Date: 1946

: a short-lived radioactive element of the alkali-metal group occurring naturally as a disintegration product of actinium and also produced artificially ― see ELEMENT table

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