Meaning of CALCIUM in English



Pronunciation: ' kal-s ē - ə m

Function: noun

Usage: often attrib

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin calc-, calx lime

Date: 1808

: a silver-white divalent metallic element of the alkaline-earth group occurring only in combination ― see ELEMENT table

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