Periodic Elements' Name Origins

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

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