Periodic Elements' Name Origins

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

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