Periodic Elements' Name Origins

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Roman messenger god
Foreign in Greek
White mass in German
Two of the seven continents
Latin name for Russia
In honor of Wilhelm Roentgen
Latin name for Scandinavia
Greek god Helios
European country
Scottish town Strontian
Yellow-green in Greek
Yellow-bright in Anglo Saxon
In honor of Ernest Rutherford
U.S. state
Prong or point in German
Strong metal in Anglo Saxon
Rose in Greek
New in Greek
Latin name for Stockholm
In honor of Marie Curie
Asteroid Pallas
Country where you'll find the Curie Institute
German town in Wixhausen
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Copper-colored ore in Swedish
Heavy stone in Swedish
Daughter of Tantalus in mythology
California University
In honor of Enrico Fermi
I bring forth acid in Greek
Greek mythological character Tanatlus
Evil spirit in German
I beget water in Latin
In honor of Alfred Nobel
Roman god of the oceans
In honor of Neils Bohr
In honor of Glen Seaborg
Norse goddess Vanadis
Bitter salt in Latin
Greek god Prometheus
Norse god of Thunder
Gold-like in Arabic
Latin name for Copenhagen
Latin name for France
A continent
In honor of Lies Meitner
Opposed to solitude in Greek
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Roman god Cadmus
Stench in French
Latin name for the Rhine
Greek god Uranus
Inactive or lazy in Greek
Charcoal in French
Named after Poland
Little silver in Spanish
Swedish village Ytterby
Lime in Latin
Purple gas
Indigo dye
In honor of Copernicus
In honor of Johan Gadolin
Potent in Greek
Greek moon goddess Selene
Roman god of the dead
In honor of Dmitri Mendeleyev
In honor of Albert Einstein
Asteroid Ceres
Greek gods the Titans
In honor of Ernest Lawrence
Latin name for Paris

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