<chemistry> A rare metallic substance usually associated with the metal cerium; hence its name. It was formerly supposed to be an element, but has since been found to consist of two simpler elementary substances, neodymium and praseodymium.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Twin.

(01 Mar 1998)

didonia, Didot point, dids, didym- < Prev | Next > didymous, didymus, -didymus, didynamia

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